Archive for August, 2006

More smoke and mirrors from the Blair government

Thursday, August 31st, 2006

Anti-social behaviour in the headlines again - you know when things are going badly for the government when they bring out their smokescreen. It used to be foxhunting, a subject guaranteed to raise passions because people have such strong views about it, and in real terms, that is how it affects the everyday lives of […]

Still no respite for air travellers

Thursday, August 31st, 2006

Air travellers are still being harassed and victimised by governments around the world despite any credible threat. Why you may ask?
The answer is simple. Political posturing.
Look at the facts.

The UK ‘plot’ has not been proved, it is still only alleged.
None of the so-callled plotters had even bought an airline ticket
Many of them did not even […]

Credit card update

Thursday, August 24th, 2006

Finally, after two years we have managed to get our deposit back from the credit card company and bank. That means that they have had our money for two years at a miserly rate of interest.
As you might guess we have now opened a different bank account and will be applying for a different credit […]

Idiots in charge of airport security

Thursday, August 24th, 2006

What a nightmare air travel has become. We have idiots in charge. I refer of course to the alleged plot in the UK, August 2006.
The timing of the announcemnt was political, nothing to do with real security. These people have been known to the appropriate authorities and under surveillance for over a year, so why […]