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 yourletters@ 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
Posts that contain a moan or complaint – usually about something pointless and irrelevant to most people
Dell XPS 13 9350 Review
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
I’ve been libelled by 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… 🙁
A kick in the squishy bits…
So….. I’ve recently found out that “life’s a b!tch”… At least, I’ve had it reconfirmed. Again. I don’t use Facebook, Twitter or Google Plus anymore to whine about life in a public forum, so I’m using my blog to do it instead. 🙂 Anyway, let the whining begin :
Democracy in action?
Recently, the MP for where I live, quit his post after allegations of fiddling expenses. This has resulted in a by-election, and yesterday, I received my postal ballot papers. This is the first time since I turned 18 and gained the right to vote, that I’ve considered not voting in any election.