It seems these days that the English identity is being eroded. For some reason, we have to be British first and English second, whereas the Welsh and Scots (and quite rightly so) are Welsh and Scottish first and British second. When there is an international sporting match (let’s use Rugby Union as an example), the […]
The Tax System Explained – Using A Beer Analogy Suppose that once a week, ten men go out for beers, and the bill for all ten comes to £100. If they paid their bill the way we pay our taxes, it would go something like this… The first four men (the poorest) would pay nothing. […]
The English are feeling the pinch in relation to recent terrorist threats and have therefore raised their security level from “Miffed” to “Peeved.” Soon, though, security levels may be raised yet again to “Irritated” or even “A Bit Cross.” The English have not been “A Bit Cross” since the blitz in 1940 when tea supplies […]
I had a knock on my door the other day and discovered the ‘creationists’ were in town. I was presented with a book called the Bible and I was informed that the Earth was no more than 5000 years old and the story of Genesis was undeniably true because it was the word of God. […]
The next time you hear a politician use the word ‘billion’ in a casual manner, think about whether you want the ‘politicians’ spending YOUR tax money. A billion is a difficult number to comprehend, but one advertising agency did a good job of putting that figure into some perspective in one of its releases. a) […]
I just read an article on the dangers of drinking…. Scared the shit out of me. So that’s it! After today, no more reading.