Tunbridge Wells Council banned the word ‘brainstorming’ on the grounds that they thought it might offend epileptics (which it didn’t) and replaced it with the phrase ‘thought shower’. Now, Chichester Council has decided to remove ‘the man in the street’ from the muncipal language because ‘it is not a fair reflection of reality and makes either the views or work …
At a time when people are being supplied with all sorts of different bags and bins for recycling purposes and half-blind pensioners are fined for putting the wrong coloured bottle into a particular recycling bin, the following may come as no surprise. Ron, who keeps us supplied with all the loony goings on back in the Asylum, carefully sorts the …
Mia Cousins, who lives in Fareham, was a little annoyed when she found that her four sacks of grass cuttings had not been taken away by the binmen and a note had been left saying they were ‘too heavy’. Seven stone Mia had had no problem carrying them the fifty metres to the roadside collection point and so she was …
So exactly what is this ‘elf and safety’ lark which seems to be so dominating society these days, invading almost every facet of normal everyday life?
We are all used to seeing things going up in price, it’s an all too familiar, almost daily, occurrence. Fuel costs, transport costs, increased wage bill, the price of coffee bean futures on Tuvalu, the reasons are endless. It’s part of everday life, we accept it. We don’t like it, but we have to accept it.
Well, at least you would have thought so.
The residents of Birks Road, a quiet Huddersfield cul-de-sac, were delighted when striking binmen went back to work as it had been one month since their rubbish had been collected and it was beginning to pile up.
At least with their lack of endurance training it’s easy to spot a binman on holiday!
You just can’t get away from rubbish making the news in the asylum at the moment as jobsworths try and upset every section of the community. It won’t be long before you need a measuring stick, weighing scales, calendar, colour-code chart and chronometer just to put your bin out!
A Polish restaurant, selling Polish beer in Polish glasses, in Doncaster, what could possibly be wrong with that?