A politician in Germany recently lamented the fact that his country is now being seen as the strike center of Europe, far worse than Italy and France where strikes are a set and permanent part of the negotiation process. The latest strike to hit us is that of postal workers, who are claiming a right […]
Have you ever stood in a long, slowly moving queue in the grocer store and, for want of something better to do, tried to imagine what the person in front is going to be eating for their evening meal? I do it now and then although, perhaps I’m lucky here, the queues tend to be […]
You’ve got to give it to those people involved in technology and selling us things which we really do not need, they are full of ideas. Now that it appears as if the iWatch – or whatever the thing is that Apple has produced – could be something of a short-term success, other companies are […]
The saying Timing Is Everything has had its day. Now, with the fast-moving, interactive, shallow-concentration days of the Internet and social media, placement is everything. If you can get you message across in exactly the right place at exactly the right time, you’re in there. The trouble is, no matter how many algorithms may be […]
Fine, they want to sell a new pizza to you, but still: amusing. Love & Kisses, Viki.
Sound of cell phone ringing. Young woman: ‘Mom, could you get that? It’s probably just William saying he’s coming soon’ Photo Source: Garry Knight – Creative Commons Mom: ‘Well dear, it looks to me like William already came…’ Love & Kisses, Viki.
Everyone is out there giving their best effort to get their message across, to get their candidate, their party elected. It happens everywhere around the world – sometimes with just one candidate rather than a choice – and for some countries it can begin years before a cross needs to be put on paper or […]
Don’t you just love it when someone expresses their love for another person, or their love of a small action, through Twitter? Doesn’t it just make your day to see endless Tweets of how wonderful a person is, all their cute habits, right down to the smallest detail? Screenshot Source: Twitter Fine, some people need […]
It was a close-cut thing, but for a few hours the US justice system really showed what it is capable of. It’s not enough that they fight over whether a woman can wear red shoes on a Sunday, or a man can tether his giraffe to a street lamp, now we have human rights – […]
Sometimes it is good to know what you are writing about, to have paid attention in school. There are enough instances of people who do not know the difference between they’re, their and there or your and you’re. These, however, are something special. Screenshot Source: Twitter / Luke Hemmings Stan I will be perfectly honest […]