Are ALL Banks Bad?

April 2014

The UK’s largest Foodbank provider, the Trussell Trust has confirmed a 51% rise in useage in the last couple of years.

Poor Marius

March 2014

The Danish Government should have been equally concerned about the welfare of poor Marius – a perfectly healthy but unwanted 18-month old giraffe – who was shot dead in Copenhagen zoo a week earlier despite worldwide outrage.

Skipdiving in Mudford

February 2014

It’s time to celebrate – the recession is over! Official government figures confirm the UK economy grew faster than expected in 2013.

Not so Sweet

January 2014

Obesity in the Netherlands has doubled in the last 20 years or so and Paul van der Velpen blames much of that on sugar.

Cold Feet

December 2013

How are the January sales for you? Shoppers seem to be voting with their feet and deserting the High Street for online sales.

The Kipper Season

November 2013

Everyone looks forward to Christmas (e.g. Payment Card Processors) but maybe not the New Year (e.g. Market Stallholders).

Frankenfish & Chips

October 2013

Back in the 1960’s Colonel Sanders of fried chicken fame allegedly tried to breed chickens with three legs for his restaurants.

Hitting the Buffers

September 2013

The Dept. of Transport had lost control of the HS2 programme and the spiralling costs – £30 billion, then £40 billion.