Conversations with myself

Opinions, rants, reverie and madness. One born-in-1975-Brit's perspective of stuff

Easy money or hard work with a lot of fun? Distant memory evolves into business venture. But first: Is street trading as hard as peddling a bike up mountain or as easy as coasting downhill?

Brits love tea. That is a fact. That fact will never change. Our fascination with tea is surpassed only by our fanaticism for moaning about the weather. As I said before, Brits drink tea from a mug, not a cup. We would rather use a beaker or jam jar or glass than...

Like something from a 1950s B movie. They’re back, they’re big and they are freaky scary. Is there a hdden plot behind the scenes?

You will notice, on coming to Britain, that tea is served in a mug. Not a cup. Not a jar. Not a glass. A MUG. That mug might be red, might be white, might be blue, might have your name on it, might even be tagged with "World's Greatest Lover." Rest assured, that drink...

[RANT] TalkTalk Internet Service is Rubbish

This is a personal rant about UK broadband, phone and TV provider TalkTalk. I've been in dispute with TalkTalk since 2010, or 2007 if we include the time TalkTalk has been over-billing me for my Internet service since it took over Tiscali. I understand service prices...

Why, Oh Why Is the Royal Mail So Difficult to Contact?

And I don't mean through post offices. I'm just venting here because I'm annoyed. Maybe I woke up on the wrong-side-of-the-bed, I don't know but what I do know is that Royal Mail's idea of customer service has royally pissed me off. It really does not do justice to...