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Monthly Archive for May, 2007

Centenary Camp

Back from camping at the weekend. We had a good time except that it REALLY threw it down for most of Sunday! See here.

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Supermarkets

I watched Whistleblower on BBC1 last night. It was about some of the practices on the fresh food departments at a Sainsbury's and Tesco's stores. Can't say I'm surprised at what they found (cleaning issues excepted). In the 13 years I worked in retail at various stores, similar things happened. It's basically down to the […]

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Etruria and Longport

  I've just noticed there is a comment on this post I made last year about Etruria station. I never did receive a reply to my letter. I suppose my MP didn't think it was worth bothering with as there is nothing that can be done now. This still doesn't remove the fact that local […]

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Snooze

Just got back from Shrewsbury. I was intending to have lunch with Carol, but Superdrug struck again, and she wasn't able to get out for lunch. While waiting at Crewe, it occurred to me how boring it now is! The diesel depot is closed and I didn't see one loco moving through the station. All […]

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The Rules

This has been floating around for a bit now, but it's still relevant and the spoilt lazy kids of today should take notice! Rule 1 Life is not fair – get used to it. Rule 2 The world won't care about your self esteem. The world will expect you to accomplish something BEFORE you feel […]

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Vintage Trains

   We went to The Midland Railway, Butterley yesterday. A good day out for the enthusiast, not quite so for the the wife of one! Herself prefers the ones with the longer journey and better scenery! It was good, however, to be able to travel in the Victorian Train. We went in a 4 wheel […]

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Election Results 3

Woo Hoo!!!! Wolstanton have kicked out Labour and voted in a Conservative Councillor! Good luck to her! There are going to be some serious sulks from Labour! We only have to put up with the useless man on the County Council for another 2 years! If my maths is working today, that puts Labour at […]

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Election Results 2

Still not yet fully declared, but Labour have lost 4 seats and gained none. There's been a couple of high profile losses again, which means there will be some major league sulks :'( in the press over the next few days from Labour! 

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Election Results 1

Oh dear, the residents of Bradwell weren’t sensible enough to boot out Labour 🙁

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Election Day

Well it’s election time again. I really hope that the Labour Councillors in Wolstanton and Bradwell get booted out as they make chocolate teapots look useful! Oh well that’s what I think, just hope people at least go out and vote!

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