The Joy Of A Hat, First Impressions…

The Joy Of A Hat, First Impressions…

I was reflecting the other day on the start of my career in the bus industry, it started in 1983, I recall reporting for duty at the rather grand head office of the West Yorkshire Road Car Company. The training office was located adjacent to the Stray, the name given...

Brexit: The Lemmings Are Gathering At The Cliff Edge

So there I was writing a blog about the UK Bus Awards when I heard on the radio, formally called a wireless. That apparently not false news had broken, that a technical agreement had been reached between members of the UK and EU negotiators after deep and long...
CILT And The RAF; One Hundred Years Not Out, Nearly!

CILT And The RAF; One Hundred Years Not Out, Nearly!

I will be attending a meeting in London soon, it is being held at the rather nice RAF club in central London, I have stayed there a few times, back in the day when my brother was a serving officer and occasionally we would meet in central London, enjoy a pie and a...
Journeys From Hell…..Whizz, Din, Wallop!

Journeys From Hell…..Whizz, Din, Wallop!

Normally I have to admit, I actually enjoy the whole traveling experience, nine times out of ten it is un-eventful and easy(ish). However, just now and again the God’s conspire to make the whole thing a real challenge where your very humanity , patience, and...
Fine Food And Getting Tangoed.

Fine Food And Getting Tangoed.

i am not one of those sorts of people who you could describe as a “Foodie”, whatever one of those is. Indeed in the recent bad weather care of the beast from the east, and storm Emma, I ended up watching Masterchef for two hours. To be fair it was...