Category Archives: My World and As I See It

Tube Strike


I don’t purport to know anything about the inner machinations of either LuL, the relevant unions or TfL, but to me this latest strike of the tube drivers seems to hark back to the bad old days of union power … Continue reading

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House of Lords?


So yet another Blair induced change which has gone wrong. Lord Sewel has resigned due to being caught snorting cocaine and cavorting with a prostitute. This man was a minister in Blair’s government and was given a place in the … Continue reading

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Trains


Trains The interesting thing about trains is the view out of the window, unlike most other forms of mass transport. Cars, buses and trams all have the same view as each other; ships have sea and ports, in planes you … Continue reading

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Melbourne Part 2


First of all apologies for the time lapse between part 1 and this one. Been a bit busy…. So we arrived back to good old blighty on 13th February and between the end of Part 1 and then we did … Continue reading

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Who to choose?


I’ve not thrown my hat into the ring regarding the General Election this Thursday, I’ve been watching the various parties vying for their policies to be voted in. Actually the election will be decided by a small number of voters … Continue reading

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Melbourne 2015 part 1


So the second trip to Australia to visit our daughter and son in law, Teresa and Kevin. Admittedly it’s only been 17 months since our last visit, but the pull of family means we were eager to get out there … Continue reading

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The Bliar legacy drags on…and Christmas


During the reign of President Tony Blair he extolled the virtues of university and wanted all school leavers to do a degree in whatever, including cerebral subjects like golf management, media studies, the history of art and probably basket weaving … Continue reading

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Black Friday?


As usual the United States export another useless tradition to our shores, this time it’s so called Black Friday. Apparently it comes the day after Thanksgiving (which hasn’t been adopted here – yet) and its when shoppers there go out … Continue reading

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Life….


Gets tedious don’ it? Well so Hank Williams Jr wrote years ago, and as a country singer he knew what he was talking about. Mind you that title (and its lyrics) were pretty mild compared to some C&W songs like: … Continue reading

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Windsor


So with not much to do and a free day to do it in, we decided on a visit to Windsor (Berkshire, England that is not Ontario). Peascod St with Windsor Castle Yes, yes I know its where the Queen … Continue reading

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