Not a creature stirring….

As the sun rises on a clear blue boxing day morning my body ponders what to do with the excess calories of yesterdays toughing. After so many years of the Bennee clan together with occasional grand-parental input we are now entering a new phase of the Christmas dynamic as the extended grouping of Bennee’s and …

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Politicians don’t quite trust their erstwhile political opponents shock

I can’t quite believe the amount of hot air expended on the latest “revelation” that some Lib Dem MPs don’t quite like some Tories in government. It’s on a par with the “news” regarding Ursidae and woodland defecation. About the only news worthy piece from the Telegraph’s sting operation was the thing they tried to …

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Tis the season for boilers to fail…

When the weather outside is so cold the mains water supply is coming in close to freezing you certainly notice when the boiler stops heating your water. At first I thought it was just cutting out do to over-pressure in the heating system (having topped it up previously). However on closer inspection we were seeing …

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The Students are Revolting

I’m not entirely unsympathetic to the travails of modern students. I was one once myself and I was in part subsidised by the state for my education. Despite this I still walked out of university owing student loans, the bank and my parents money. However at some point you have to stop complaining about the …

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