Category Archives: health and safety

Eye Eye – We Have Contact

As a football referee, I finally had to give in to the helpful advice given to me by friendly spectators on a weekly basis and take a trip to SpecSavers, the opticians. My long vision has been deteriorating as I … Continue reading

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All Hot Air

Dear Mr Dyson I stopped at Membury Services on the M4 in the early hours of Sunday morning, returning from witnessing Wales steal all the points from England in the rugby World Cup pool match at Twickenham. I needed to … Continue reading

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Risky Business

Wordpretzels, many of you, no doubt, just like me, have to face the regular dangers of health and safety at work. Not  real risk of course, that’s  rare. Of course, making sure that people are safe in the workplace is an … Continue reading

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2,4,6,8 Alleevio Knockout

A couple of weeks ago, I was listening to a podcast of The Danny Baker Show, broadcast on BBC5Live every Saturday morning. Danny’s show is a phone in, where Danny gives a list of themes (have you ever been locked … Continue reading

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What’s His Name – Pilchard?!

What’s His Name – Pilchard?! In a lot of ways, my dad was a bit of a one- off. All of my family have inherited one or two of his characteristics. I can’t tell you everything about my dad in … Continue reading

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An Inspector Calls – A Twilight Moment at Rural Towers

We knew it would only be a matter of time before we had a visit. You see, every year there is a village fete, where Lady Barton St Mary is expected to turn up and give out prizes to the … Continue reading

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