Too large for a FB post, so it’s back to the blog… with a rant!

Posted by on May 18, 2011 at 7:33 pm

So after nearly a year of paying extortionate mobile charges for ringing 0800 numbers I decided to contact Virgin media (again) to try and get the landline repaired… on the last attempt they asked me to try plugging in a different handset, but with only 1 handset this seemed to be an unnecessary expenditure so […]

Batteries not included!

Posted by on December 25, 2009 at 12:47 pm

If the previous post was the “before” pic of Christmas dinner, then I guess this would have to be the “after” pic. So here it is the real deal, Christmas dinner ala Ren’s mum, sausage, a mountain of potato salad… and yup the schnitzel type affair that is the Carp from the bath in the […]

Carping on, not gobbling away at Christmas

Posted by on December 21, 2009 at 4:35 pm

SO having been in Czech over Christmas before, their traditional dinner comes as no great surprise to me, but now having a blog, (the wonders of modern technology!), I thought it might be nice to share with everyone back in blightly! Over here Christmas dinner is somewhat different to back home in that it is […]

Cultural difference, difference of opinion or just question of perspective?

Posted by on December 17, 2009 at 8:04 pm
Hospital kiosk

After a few visits to a Czech hospital you start to notice cultural differences between Czech and British attitudes, the main and most obvious difference has to be the attitude towards smokers… at a time when in the UK smoking has been outlawed from all NHS owned property and doctors are refusing to treat cancer […]

SCITT and Skidaddle

Posted by on December 15, 2009 at 10:09 am

Sorry to all my avid blogging fans, (all 3 of them!), for not posting anything else sooner but it has been a busy couple of weeks, what with filling out gtp and SCITT applications, working in COOP at the weekends and shouting at kids during the week! Having finally completed my SCITT application, (for those […]

Dawn of the blogging age… eventually!

Posted by on December 5, 2009 at 8:45 pm

Having finally been given a blog, (as anyone who knows me knows I would never voluntarily set up my own blog), I decided to set the tone of what will eventually follow by changing the aesthetics of my site. After much deliberation looking at various different themes I decided that the appearance of the site […]

Steve Jones

Posted by on March 24, 2009 at 10:06 am

Welcome to my first WordPress blog 🙂