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More money is spent on boob jobs and Viagra than on Alzheimer's Research


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"Photographs of Spain"
"Spanish Impressions"
"postcards from Spain"
"a grumpy old man in Spain"
"bits and bobs"
"Spanish Expressions"
"Spanish Art"
"Books About Spain"

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"Spanish Impressions"
"postcards from Spain"
"Books About Spain"
"bits and bobs"
"Spanish Expressions"
"Photographs of Spain"
"Spanish Art"
"a grumpy old man inSpain"
"you couldn't make it up!"

Robert Bovington
March 2012


Saturday, March 3, 2012

More Council Jobsworths' Petty Actions



LITTER JOBSWORTH FINES GRAN £75 FOR DROPPING THREAD
Reported in a number of tabloid newspapers on March 2 2012:
A grandmother was fined for littering – after a cotton thread fell off one of her gloves in a shopping street. Valerie George, 71, was stunned when a council environment officer marched up to her and gave her a £75 fixed penalty fine. Valerie lives on a pension of £105 a week in Brynmawr, Gwent.


COUNCIL BOSSES SAY BOY'S PIRATE FLAG BREACHES PLANNING RULES
Reported in various tabloid newspapers March 1 2012
A seven-year-old boy has been told to take his pirate flag down from his garden because a council has said it breaches planning rules.
Anthony Steele, who has Asperger's syndrome, had to remove his Jolly Roger flying in Tattershall, Lincolnshire.
East Lindsey District Council sent his family a letter saying it had to be taken down because of national planning regulations.



Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Political Correctness Gone Mad - 2

From the Daily Mail 27 Feb 2012...



  • 'What would happen if I had a scarf over my face?'
  • Nightmare of Fireman Sam creator branded a racist over quip to airport security
  • He was detained for an hour and ordered to apologise
  • Retired 67-year-old calls it 'Orwellian nightmare'
Read full report bANDY DOLAN


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2106631/Fireman-Sam-creator-Dave-Jones-detained-branded-racist-burqa-joke-airport-security.html#ixzz1nhELO26N