Monthly Archives: October 2010

Uppydate

Wednesday. A trip north. British Airways. Heathrow was unpleasantly busy but, it has to be said, Terminal 5 handled it pretty well. The only exception being the security line. The one I was in was staffed by particularly belligerent and … Continue reading

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Local authority job application

Working For the Council A bloke goes to the local council to apply for a job in the office . The interviewer asks him, “Are you allergic to anything?” He replies, “Yes, caffeine.” “Have you ever worked for the public … Continue reading

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Is it or isn’t it?

Is it or isn’t it? That was the question so allatsea toddled along to the surgery in Trinity Square to find out. Initially sceptical that an appointment would even be available to him (being a net provider of funds to … Continue reading

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Day of Judgment, or is that being too harsh?

It’s absolutely huge…madam. And that’s just the cuts to the benefits budget let alone items in the underpants department. There, the word huge doesn’t really apply, sadly. Came to work today mit kit ready for a 4 day sojourn in … Continue reading

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Memories

Ooooh, odd. Having a bit of a nostalgia rush. It’s 1975 again, location is Greenhithe in Kent or, this is where it gets confused, memory is a volatile and unreliable beast, London, 680 Commercial Road. There are three stick thin … Continue reading

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Slashing those costs

Ooher missus as Frankie Howerd used to say, talk about slashing costs. No aircraft carriers for 10 years, short term council house lets, no more dosh for  wayward 6th formers,  privatise the fire service…. actually,  that all sounds like music to … Continue reading

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Pee Cee Navee

Press Release for the introduction of the new Type 45 Destroyer: The Royal Navy is proud of the cutting edge capability of the new fleet of Type 45 destroyers. Costing £750 million, they have been designed to meet the needs … Continue reading

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