General, Humour, Technology

The UK Tax system explained (in beer…)

I recently picked this up on Facebook and prompted by the recent LibDem conference I thought I'd share it here on the blog... Suppose that every day, ten men go out for beer and the bill for all ten comes to £100… If they paid their bill the way we pay our taxes, it would go something… Continue reading The UK Tax system explained (in beer…)

Cars, General, Humour

My life with cars (Part 7) – Two Jags and the seductress

I set out to write about the cars I’ve had over the past 35 years, but 4000 words later, I ended up writing about the many fond memories I’ve had around car ownership and life in general. This is part 7, the final part. Jaguar XFS My first ever Jaguar was the chosen replacement and… Continue reading My life with cars (Part 7) – Two Jags and the seductress

Cars, General, Humour

My life with cars (Part 6) – A story of love at first sight

I set out to write about the cars I’ve had over the past 35 years, but 4000 words later, I ended up writing about the many fond memories I’ve had around car ownership and life in general. This is part 6. TVR Chimaera One day I stumbled across a very nice TVR Chimaera. I’d heard… Continue reading My life with cars (Part 6) – A story of love at first sight

Cars, General, Humour

My life with cars (Part 5) – Snotty salesmen, regrets, and the monster

I set out to write about the cars I’ve had over the past 35 years, but 4000 words later, I ended up writing about the many fond memories I’ve had around car ownership and life in general. This is part 5. Audi A4 I’m 40 and as a treat to myself I decide to buy… Continue reading My life with cars (Part 5) – Snotty salesmen, regrets, and the monster

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My life with cars (Part 4) – One of my best, one of my worst, and a poltergeist

I set out to write about the cars I’ve had over the past 35 years, but 4000 words later, I ended up writing about the many fond memories I’ve had around car ownership and life in general. This is part 4. Vauxhall Carlton Next up is one of my most favorite cars a Vauxhall Carlton… Continue reading My life with cars (Part 4) – One of my best, one of my worst, and a poltergeist

Cars, General, Humour

My life with cars (Part 3) – You can steal one of those with a lollipop stick.

I set out to write about the cars I’ve had over the past 35 years, but 4000 words later, I ended up writing about the many fond memories I’ve had around car ownership and life in general. This is part 3. Opel Ascona Exit the Capri and welcome the Opel Ascona 1.9 Berlinetta in metallic… Continue reading My life with cars (Part 3) – You can steal one of those with a lollipop stick.

Cars, General, Humour

My life with cars (Part 2) – The Sweeny and every boys dream

This is the second part of my life with cars. I set out to write about the cars I’ve had over the past 35 years, but 4000 words later, I ended up writing about the many fond memories I’ve had around car ownership and life in general. I’d love to think my kids read this… Continue reading My life with cars (Part 2) – The Sweeny and every boys dream

Cars, General, Humour

My life with cars (Part 1) – Where it all began

I’ve had a great time writing this story. I set out to write about the cars I’ve had over the past 35 years, but 4000 words later, I ended up writing about the many fond memories I’ve had around car ownership and life in general. I’d love to think my kids read this story in… Continue reading My life with cars (Part 1) – Where it all began

General, Humour

This is a story about four people named Everybody, Somebody, Anybody and Nobody.

There was an important job to be done and Everybody was sure that Somebody would do it. Anybody could have done it, but Nobody did it. Somebody got angry about that, because it is Everybody’s job. Everybody thought that Anybody could do it but Nobody realised that Everybody wouldn’t do it. It ended up that… Continue reading This is a story about four people named Everybody, Somebody, Anybody and Nobody.