Posts Tagged: Rants

How Many Blades Do You Need?

I’ve just read about Gillette’s new razor the ‘Fusion’ – this thing has five blades PLUS a sixth blade on the rear for ‘precision trimming’. For Pete’s sake how many blades do you need? Well I’ll tell you. One. When I started shaving as a teenager I hated it; I had terrible razor rash, and Continue Reading

Things Ain’t What They Used to Be

I was beginning to wonder if I was just unlucky or fussy or both as almost everything I buy these days seems to be faulty when I get it home or goes wrong quickly; I’m pleased to see that I am not alone. I mentioned this to a friend after his second Apple Powerbook power Continue Reading

Lost Wallet = Stolen Cash

I had lunch today with a friend that works within the rail industry and used to work for the London Underground. I was telling about my lost wallet stolen cash situation and it seems that is very common amongst pick pockets. At one station he managed they had a set of doors that were not Continue Reading

Yes I lost My Wallet…

But why does that make it OK to steal my cash? Last night I got a late train back from London following a business dinner. Having been to a “posh” restaurant I was still hungry so bought a beer and a sandwich on the train. Unfortunately I didn’t put my wallet back into my pocket Continue Reading

Does Nobody Care About Service Anymore?

I called my local cinema yesterday (part of a major chain) to book tickets for a show that night. Up until now when you called to book tickets the phone was answered by a person who quickly took my booking and I could then collect my tickets from a machine in the cinema foyer. Not Continue Reading

What Has Happened to Coffee?

I love the fact that there are coffee shops on every high street in the UK now and that we can at last buy a decent cup of coffee wherever we are. I stopped to buy an Americano (strong black coffee) on the way in this morning and overheard the person in front of me Continue Reading