Category Archives: My views of life

Pet Hates 6 : Customer support


Specifically customer support teams and Specifically those who have no grasp of the British tradition of “the customer is always right”. I don’t do cow towing but if I am paying for a service then I demand clarity and respect because it is … Continue reading

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Pet Hates 5 : online grocery shopping


I don’t do it, I just simply won’t do it. Fresh fruits and vegetables need to be handled and sniffed to know you have them just right, you have to check for bruising and mould  Do you really think the personal … Continue reading

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Pet Hates 4 : NIMBYs


Not In My Back Yard,  NIMBYs We all know that we must work together to avoid what seems to be the immovable fate of this once fair planet. We have stripped her almost bare of fossil fuels, we cover the face of … Continue reading

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Actors on the stage of life


I’ve just been having a bizarre 4-way conversation that could well have been a 3 or 2 way conversation, possibly even 1 way.. though I am fairly certain that the conversation was being held by three real people, one playing … Continue reading

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Pet Hate 3 Dirty hands


This pet hate stems largely from my time in the National Health Service. I cannot stand my own hands to be dirty, I hate dirty nails and most of all I hate it when you go to a public toilet … Continue reading

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Pet Hate 2 Medication


Prescription drugs, other than antibiotics, my little blue inhaler and more recently my even smaller purple inhaler. Hate them. Been on prescription drugs for most of my life as I am asthmatic and I hate how my body interacts with … Continue reading

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Pet Hate 1 Profanity


I’m sat here thinking of what kind of things I could call pet hates and realised I have several so I shall dedicate a blog post to each one and tell you what I dislike so much about each one. … Continue reading

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The perfect cuppa


This topic is for everyone who wants to excel at making tea. This is inspired by a post by my friend Hilary over on Facebook. Now tea is an ancient drink which was brought over to England when we ruled … Continue reading

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A few thoughts on bigotry


Let’s start with what is a bigot. This word is defined as : a person who is obstinately or intolerantly devoted to his or her own opinions and prejudices; especially : one who regards or treats the members of a group (as a racial or ethnic group) … Continue reading

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I know I’m not forgiven…


Take a line from a song that you love or connect with. Now forget the song, and turn that line into the title or inspiration for your post. So take this night, wrap it around me like a sheet, I know … Continue reading

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