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Brits Reputation

Whilst in Andorra snowboarding* for a week, I found that it was my fellow Brits who were the most annoying. It was a Brit who decided to leave his board in the middle of the learners’ hill. After my gf’s polite request that it was moved to the side, and my subsequent equally polite request […]

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You’re Too Fat

The BBC is today reporting on the suggestion that ‘Plus-Size’ clothes tags should include [tag]obesity[/tag] help-line numbers. I agree – it’s a fact that many ‘heavy’ people are [tag]fat[/tag] because of lack of will-power (rather than any of the rare relevant medical condition), and every encouragement guilt-inducing-method should be used to help them. Call me […]

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CCTV – Not Invading Privacy

Last week saw another wave of ‘public concern’ over the increasing numbers of CCTV cameras. The BBC recently used the topic as one of their ‘Have Your Say‘ debates. The majority of the replies ‘recommended by readers’ were scathing remarks against the “you must have a guilty conscience” “brigade”. Unfortunately for them, many of these […]