Wednesday, 27 June 2012

New version of available soon

It's nearly ready to go, a new updated version of my Fishing Directory & Blog.

Monday, 25 June 2012

There's more than one way to improve a railway system.....

Regardless of whether or not you agree with High Speed 2*, there are other things that need doing to improve the state of the UK's Railway system, and over on the Transport section of the ConservativeChitChat Messageboard I've been putting down some ideas I've had brewing for a few years, tagged with "Real Rail Improvements" in the topic title. A handful are new, some others I've previously submitted via the Conservative's Transport in the North commission they ran before the 2010 General Election.... and there may be more to come if / when I get round to it. Included so far:
* I'm sort of in favour of HS2, but would prefer another proposal I've seen for an ULTRASPEED MagLev train.

Originally posted HERE.

Another Conservative MP enters my bad books

The latest addition is Justine Greening, having today been reported in the Telegraph & Daily Mail to be in support of increasing tax on Petrol & Diesel at a time the bloody things (remember, fuel gets taxed twice - fuel duty + V.A.T) need cutting to encourage growth & stop ripping off tax payers by charging more in tax on petrol & diesel than the actual fuel costs. The members of the public commenting below the 2 articles don't sound too chuffed with her either. So much for the potential she showed looking into the Car Insurance rip-off not so long ago.

 The previous MP to get into my bad books being Claire Perry - the one completely oblivious to products such as Net Nanny, Cyber Patrol, the filtering built into ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite & similar products, and even Internet Browsers such as Internet Exploder & Mozilla Firefox. It's now even built into the Windows7 Operating System, for christ's sake. The one who wants ISPs to introduce porn filtering as default on their web access packages, similar to the bloody useless one VODAFONE place on their customers that discriminates against people who can only get a Debit Card, not a Credit Card (that's needed to prove age to get past the sodding filter) + blocks legitimate websites as well as dodgy ones. She was also the one who told the excellent Douglas Carswell MP to f___ off to UKIP, and previously also had an outburst against "Mr Squeaker" Bercow.

Originally posted @

Government department tweak idea

Bin the post of “Energy & Climate Change Minister”.
Replace with:
  • Minister for Environment & Conservation
  • Energy Minister / Minister for Energy & Utilities (attached to the Department for Business)
Originally posted @

Friday, 22 June 2012

Timewarp forward shopping

So, Friday afternoon (22nd June 2012) I was out shopping........... saw that the 2013 AA Road Atlases are out in the shops already.

Thursday, 21 June 2012

Star Trek on iTunes

I recently noticed they've finally uploaded the rest of the series of
  • Star Trek: Voyager
  • Star Trek: Deep Space 9
  • Star Trek: Enterprise
Previously they only had Voyager (series1, possibly 2 as well), Enterprise (series1), DS9 (series1-3) & The Original series on the UK iTunes store....... now they've got the rest of them up there too (but still no "Star Trek: The Next Generation"). Though the price tags are still not recommended for viewing by Pregnant Women & people with Heart conditions  @ £25 - £40 a series.

If they're a bit too eye watering for you, check out: