Being A Waiter Or Waitress, Tougher Than You Think

I watched a really good documentary recently about stress and pressure and the correlation between the two and why some jobs are more stressful than others. For example I was a tad surprised to find that being a waiter or a waitress was one of the most stressful jobs...
Oh Look At Me I Am A Lucky Lottery Winner.

Oh Look At Me I Am A Lucky Lottery Winner.

So, there I was dear friend sat there on a normal Monday morning just doing my round of Monday tasks when I took it upon myself to have a stroll down to the communal bins to deposit my modest weekend garbage. Nothing unusual about that and all was fine as I did what I...
The Somme One Hundread Years On

The Somme One Hundread Years On

I sat this morning watching the hugely evocative and emotional coverage of the one hundredth anniversary of the battle of the Somme, the worst day in British military history where 60,000 men were killed in a single day of combat. It is almost impossible for people of...
Bank Holiday Observations.

Bank Holiday Observations.

I do not know about you my dear reader chum but do you sometimes think that bank holidays are a strange time of the year , to be honest I can’t quite put my finger on it. It just seems to be a sort of summer madness where traditionally different or dare I say...
You Have Not Lived Until You Have Driven A Trabi…..

You Have Not Lived Until You Have Driven A Trabi…..

I do not know why but for the last two years around the time of my birthday I have enjoyed two very different driving experiences, one in Ireland  last year where I inadvertently got caught up in the fast and furious around the lakes chavtastic driving race. (Ref...
Life Without The Internet…….

Life Without The Internet…….

I do not know about you dear reader but do you ever take a little step back sometimes from today’s modern world and ponder on what life used to be like before the age of mobiles, tablets, and the internet. A world where communication was not at the touch of a...