Monthly Archives: January 2012

Customer Service

Right, its back by popular demand, the Spen666 rant. Today’s blog post is going to be a rant at several companies and their tactics or lack of customer service.   ROYAL MAIL – STEALING MY POST? Recently, I came home … Continue reading

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My Cycling Week

After last friday’s post when I realised I had fallen slightly behind my target of 100 miles per week, I decided to try to make ammends. The week was going ot be hard as owing to work commitments I could … Continue reading

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Ground hopping aka Cottaging by the River: Fulham v Newcastle United 21st January 2012

Saturday was spent partly in cottaging by the River Thames. No, I’m not trying to be George Michael, although I’d like to be £1 behind him in the wealth stakes. Mind you I’d prefer him not to be behind me! … Continue reading

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Lost My Virginity This Week

Well, its been an interesting week cycling wise. Since I posted last Friday, I have only managed 2 return trips to work by bike. Last weekend I was up in Northumberland seeing Michelle. It was the first time I’ve travelled … Continue reading

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Legal Sayings/ Phrases Explained

There is more than a grain of truth in these sayings. How many have I used? “No comment” In Court From the Lawyer With respect – This has the same meaning as it does in general conversation.   I don’t respect … Continue reading

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Cycling to Date

This is going to sound a bit Bridget Jones’ ish but so far this year: I have ridden bike on 15 occasions (to work and from work counted as 2 rides). The statistics of the rides are shown below. Start … Continue reading

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Universal Truths of Cycling

This is a shameless bit of plagiarism from a US blog. Those of you who are cyclists will recognise the truths in many of these posts. http://18milesperhour.tumblr.com/universaltruthsofcycling   Universal Truths Of Cycling UNIVERSAL TRUTH OF CYCLING #1: THE RED LIGHT … Continue reading

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Please Dig Deep and Sponsor Me for a Fantastic Cause.

Once again this year, I have been fortunate enough to get a place on the Police Unity Tour bike ride from East Hanover in New Jersey to Washington DC. This is a sponsored ride and I am asking each and … Continue reading

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State Supported Killing to Increase in the UK?

  The United Kingdom finally abolished the death penalty for all crimes in 1998. Prior to that the death penalty for murder was abolished in 1969. I for one think this is a good thing. Perhaps one of the few … Continue reading

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This Green Thing – Saving the Planet

At the check-out in the supermarket tonight, the young cashier suggested I should bring my own bags because plastic bags weren’t good for the environment. I apologised and explained,”We didn’t have this green thing back in my earlier days” The … Continue reading

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