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The Hogfather: Pork Products & Bloody Bones

Peculiar to Ankh-Morpork, Sto Helit and other areas of the Discworld, this version of Father Christmas wears a red, fur-lined cloak, and rides a sleigh…

Brexit – the draft proposal

So ministers have been negotiating and planning and proposing and arguing for the last 12 months to agree on the Brexit deal and all that…

Move over Man Sheds, here come the She Sheds

Men have their man sheds and now women are getting their own special spot: she sheds. The idea, which has been gaining steam as the…

House prices after a no-deal Brexit

The Bank of England’s governor has warned the cabinet that a chaotic no-deal Brexit could crash house prices and send another financial shock through the…

NHS Pay strikes again!

Last month was the first pay for NHS staff following the much-awaited pay rise, you can read about that fiasco here.  This month we were supposed…

The NHS Pay Deal that wasn’t….

So this month saw the long awaited, and much vaunted, NHS pay deal hit our pay packets.  And what a disappointment.  The pay rise we…

Raising taxes to fund the NHS

In today’s BBC News, there is another story about raising taxes, this time to fund the NHS, you can read it here. Taxes are going…

Action Fraud – A fat lot of use

I previously posted about SkyBet helping themselves to £800 from my TSB bank account.  Once it was clear that I was not going to get…