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  • pete posted a new activity comment 1 week, 3 days ago

    Not to mention the steady loss of school playing fields over the past couple of decades. There’s so much which needs to change in this country.

  • pete posted a new activity comment 1 month ago

    He didn’t say he didn’t slow down when dazzled. I would have naturally taken my foot of the gas at the very least. Perhaps he did the same, we don’t know, but we shouldn’t assume he kept his foot on the gas when he did not say that.

    Secondly, it isn’t really pure luck. He was under the speed limit and was able to swerve to avoid the runner. Luck…[Read more]

  • Rest as much as you can and drink plenty of water and orange juice. I had a bad cold last year that was probably actually flu and my breathing didn’t get back to normal for months… couldnt laugh or walk and talk without coughing. I didn’t rest enough cos I had just started a new job and didn’t take enough days off cos I as worried about first…[Read more]

  • I did – but I had to contact their CEO Their complaints system had no way of taking on board the evidence I supplied, until I took it to the top. Had to refund the buyer, get the item back and then take it up with them. They refunded me in full, including the fee I had to pay to have the item examined by a…[Read more]

  • Starting with nothing, though initially daunting, can with a bit of forethought end up as an adventure. I did it when I was about your age, and once in to it — it was a blast! OK so you have a mobile ‘phone, that’s a start. Assuming that the drum which you’ve blagged your way in to is unfurnished what are the basics? Well;

    A mattress, a duvet, a…[Read more]

  • I don’t think saving in things like bank accounts or ISAs or pensions or even property is likely to work out as well for someone in their 20s as it has for people who are now in their 50s or 60s. The mega trends which are allowing older people to retire at 60 and get rich from owning property are the same factors that are working against young…[Read more]

  • worth noting Forbes doesn’t write about countries that are good for the population but ones that are good for buccaneer businessmen or investors not necessarily living there!

    Plus it is describing Britain now, not as it finds it in 2 years as it does not know what we’ll be like unless we’re following an American plan.

  • personally I’ve been happy to have been in a country that is a member of the EU, imperfect though it may be and have been extremely happy to be an EU citizen. How do you expect me to be happy to be stripped of ehat I’ve known all my adult life and something for which I voted on the first occasion I was able to vote.

    Bugger Brexit I do want that…[Read more]