My top ten gripes, from retired neigbours to dog owners
My top ten gripes, in no particular order I guess - just wondering if these things bother only me, or if there are fellow grumpies out there who agree - [28 March 2017 - 9 comments]
People walking two abreast down a corridor causing an obstruction
Why are people so completely unaware of their surroundings these days and just like on the roads, they have no consideration for others who are trying - [7 October 2015 - 2 comments]
Would you buy a haunted house in Kingsclere?
We found a beautiful Victorian detached house in a secluded position just outside of Kingsclere. No work had been done on the place for 30 or 40 - [11 September 2015 - 8 comments]
Telephone scams, fraud and identity theft
It seems that the Telephone Preference Service, Ofcom, Action Fraud and the Information Commissioner are powerless, or unwilling, to act against - [11 February 2014 - 8 comments]
Stolen jewellery probably sold as unwanted gold
We had returned by cab from a great weekend away, to find the car gone, front door open and home trashed and my wife's jewellery gone, presumably sold - [13 December 2013 - 9 comments]
Ordinary people treated like criminals while villains go free
It seems to me that if only the people in power spent their time trying to sort out REAL problems instead of upsetting decent folk who often can't - [18 August 2013 - 32 comments]
Council public toilets with ultra thin toilet paper
Why do local council provided facilities all have ridiculously thin toilet paper? There are some things in life which need to be of a certain standard - [21 June 2013 - 19 comments]
Trying to get help from the Tax Office
Have you ever called the Tax Office about a refund? Try it sometime and you will be bombarded with many options and numbers to press. Each time, the - [24 May 2013 - 8 comments]
Why don't women like short men?
I know I'm going to upset a few women with what I've mentioned above, but these are just one person's thoughts and the more I think about it the more - [23 May 2012 - 23 comments]
I don't want to talk to you, just leave me alone
What has the global village done to individual social responsibility and the respect for others privacy? Encouraged way too much - [27 January 2012 - 19 comments]
Sly bar staff know when fruit machines pay out
Certain staff watch the machines and can apparently work out when a jackpot is due. The really cheeky ones actually turn the machines of if they - [3 January 2012 - 55 comments]
Technology moves on, but are things better?
Why, as technology gets more sophisticated, do the things we are prepared to accept get poorer in quality? Bigger TVs, yet we watch stuff on tiny - [5 December 2011 - 29 comments]