Tag Archives: Poverty

Call to Action

I dare say that many people reading this will be in favour of things like social justice, equality, a welfare state that complies with the articles of the UN Declaration of Human Rights, a publicly-funded NHS, environmental protection, ordinary people … Continue reading

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Hypocrisy

I was watching an episode of Jeeves & Wooster the other day. It was one of the ones in America, and Bertie’s fearsome Aunt Agatha has come to stay. At the start of the episode she had given Bertie the … Continue reading

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Tipping

There appears to be an ever-growing culture of tipping serving staff in this country. I’ve got nothing against tipping as a whole, but I do feel that a tip should be a reward rather than an expectation. You get an … Continue reading

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Breaking Point

Everyone has one. Everything has one. People, objects, companies, societies. The important thing is not to go past it. If a person goes past the breaking point, it generally results in a nervous breakdown, unemployment, or prison. If an object … Continue reading

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There Is No Such Thing As A Free Lunch

But there is, apparently, such a thing as a Free Ride, and there is a whole section of society who are after one. Can you guess which one? No, it’s not benefit scroungers, or immigrants (illegal or otherwise), or the … Continue reading

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