Along comes an article to derail me. Fr Lombardi: Great Expectations for Popes UK Trip Such an inoffensive article detailing some of the itinerary of the Pope's forthcoming trip to England and Scotland. But there's one section which just got my goat. It's this one here: Then, I would highlight the Pope's great address in … Continue reading Just when I’m Warming to Catholicism
Using my Nokia E71 to see if posting to this blog works, and also how it works.Sent from my Nokia phone
I've been bitching recently, here and here about how the Blogcatalog recent visitors widget would only show on refresh and then refused to show altogether. Posting on Blogcatalogs support forum prompted not even a reply from the owners or the community. But I presume someone's fixed the remote code as it now seems to be … Continue reading Blogcatalog Widget is back!
A heartwarming story from the BBC regarding a man who remained in his car for 30 hours to stop it being towed away after being pressured to pay £365 to remove the clamps.A man sat in his car for 30 hours to prevent it being towed away after it was clamped.Haroon Zafaryab began the protest … Continue reading Driver’s 30-hour protest in Wembley over clamped car
Two news stories have got to me recently. One led me to rage, the other to tears.Let's start with the rage. David Cameron announces plan to end lifetime council tenancies | Society | The GuardianIt seems our ConDem overlords have decided that the destruction of state provided housing will continue unabated. The transfer of housing … Continue reading The Liberation of Council Tenants
That's what the BBC News headline says - 'Royal Berkshire Hospital to axe up to 600 jobs'So we'll have a hospital struggling to meet the needs of the community it serves. What's the odds on 12 months down the line our ConDem overlords will offer up private capital to come to the rescue? The dismantling … Continue reading Royal Berkshire Hospital to axe up to 600 jobs
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