UK is not European

I am interested as to how European the ‘typical Brit’ feels, because as far as I can tell the UK is remarkably un-European. Most months our ALStrays Pet Transport business sees me driving ...

What Is Wrong With A Referendum

Why don’t governments want to offer referendums. After all they were happy enough to accept the views of the public when they were elected, so why aren’t they prepared to listen to those s...

Hard To Find Any Sympathy

So 18 million Brits aren’t able to afford a holiday this year and I have to say I find it hard to get too excited about the fact, or to summon up too much (if any) sympathy. The overall impressi...

Kevin Pietersen Is Too Selfish

Just watched Cricket Writers on TV and the introduction to the Sky coverage of the test match and am somewhat amazed at the praise being heaped on Kevin Pietersen! Sure he batted well, and without dou...

Recent Purge On Email Accounts

I wrote recently on my Almerimar Life site about a de cluttering project that we had started. This was (and is) aimed very much at the physical side of life; the vast amounts of stuff we have accumula...
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Sheep Rule 80% of Twitter

There have been a number of articles recently around the fact that 80% of twitter accounts have less than 10 followers. While some have blamed Spammers and other ‘squatters’ I reckon it ma...

iPetition Cough Up Refund At Last!

When I first thought of setting up the Monarch Airlines Petition I had a look around for a online service that would allow me to integrate with the site, so that people visited the site at some stage ...