How I tried Windows 8, and why I hated it.
If you’ve noticed this site being a little flakey over the last few days it’s because we’ve moved servers – all done now, so sorry if it’s caused you any inconvenience but normal service has been resumed.
When my company first started to trade with EU countries outside the UK, we started to receive EC sales list forms from Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs. Stupidly, we didn’t really register that we had to do anything apart from the declaration about EU sales on the VAT returns. Eventually we got a letter through […]
OK, I’ve talked about the dire state of our economy, which is what should really matter to all of us, particularly those in power. But let’s look at that one incident which has caused so much jabber and the use of so many hours of broadcast time and published pages. An MP, Andrew Mitchell, who […]
So here’s a thing… you’re in a damaged vehicle at high speed… there’s an experienced driver at the wheel… and you tear him away from what he does best, replacing him with someone who smiles nicely but has never driven a vehicle before. Does that make sense? No. But nonetheless, it’s what Britain did on […]
What happened when I went looking for military records and found a likely looking lead…
A scoop… I discovered a major NatWest systems failure hours before it was reported in the media!
As an Amazon Prime member I reckon 30% of my orders are delivered late thanks to one thing – HDNL/Yodel. Goods are despatched on time, yet somehow once they get into the hands of HDNL it all goes wrong. Even the tracking information that comes back to Amazon is confusing, misleading and erroneous. Mind you, […]
In 1941, with Europe under the rule of Hitler’s Nazi Germany, Winston Churchill sent out a message to all those who awaited or fought for the end of tyranny. It wasn’t a long message, or one that was particularly full of specific information or advice… but it was then, and remains today, an inspirational and […]
For anyone fighting an unfair, unjustified or illegal PCN from Brighton & Hove City Council’s illustrious parking department, you may be interested to know that my appeal with the Parking Tribunal (now properly named the Traffic Penalty Tribunal) won by default because the Council didn’t even bother to present any evidence to the Tribunal. Mine […]