Free parking *may* help to keep our town centre alive

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This past weekend, I submitted my first letter to the editor of our local newspaper, “The Rotherham Advertiser“. I’m not sure if it will be published, but the text is: Give us free parking, and we will come. Reading the [email protected] pages over the last few weeks, I’ve been seeing more and more references to… Continue reading Free parking *may* help to keep our town centre alive

Dell XPS 13 9350 Review

Dell XPS 13 9350

A noisy machine that will mutate into an expensive paperweight I’m very sad to report that my Dell XPS 13 9350, with core-i7 CPU, 16GB of RAM and 512GB SSD has had to be returned to the manufacturer (at their insistence, I’d rather have had it fixed under the warranty I bought with it). Most… Continue reading Dell XPS 13 9350 Review

Muzzle all dogs or keep children under control?

Coco on the beach

We experienced a quite horrid incident yesterday, in Skegness on a day-trip, and it left us with quite a bitter taste in our mouths. Whilst standing on a wide walkway, with Coco the dog sat next to me on her double lead, connected to her harness, a small child came straight up to her, put… Continue reading Muzzle all dogs or keep children under control?

I’ve been libelled by Amazon… :(

Sad Amazon

So, I’ve been a loyal customer of Amazon for at least 11 years (the earliest email I can find is from 2004, and that was for a return), and I’ve been writing numerous and regular reviews for products sold on amazon.co.uk over the past six months or so, as you may have seen on this… Continue reading I’ve been libelled by Amazon… 🙁

Shopping in nightwear… WHY???

Pink Dressing Gown

What is it with people wearing nightwear to go out in public at the minute? Am I just an old person missing out on some new fangled young person’s fashion thing? I’m just not getting it. I don’t even like to open the curtains if I’m in pyjamas, I don’t want the world seeing my… Continue reading Shopping in nightwear… WHY???