Monthly Archives: September 2008

Responsible Spending

I saw this staggering statistic about English public spending in the latest issue of Money Week. If public spending had only grown in line with inflation since 1997, we could have abolished income tax, corporation tax, capital-gains tax and inheritance

Posted in london, politics

You can tell it’s election time in New Zealand because …

The Prime Minister’s photoshoppers have been slaving away day and night to make her look like everyone’s favourite auntie and not an angry socialist dictator who will do anything for another term in office.

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Yesterday I rode past a dead cyclist in Holborn

Just after 9am yesterday morning I rode through the intersection of Southampton Row and High Holborn as I do on the way to work every day. Yesterday the intersection was surrounded by police who had a white tent set up

Posted in cycling, london

After I bought business card from Vistaprint, money was removed from my visa without my knowledge by CLUBPREM.COM and HIGHSTREETMAX.COM who are owned by Adaptive Affinity

If you have had money removed from you account without your knowledge by highstreetmax.com or clubprem.com please leave details in the comments section at the bottom of this post. This post has been updated because I have been threatened with

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Time Team are filming in Chancery Lane

The British archeology show called Time Team are digging across the road from my office on Chancery Lane. Phil Harding was at the dig site on several occasions but there was no sign of Tony Robinson (Baldrick). I asked one

Posted in london

Helen Clark and Helen Clark

Last Friday I had the honour of being best man at my Kiwi mate Bundy’s wedding to an English girl called Laura Clark. As part of my duties I had to read the telegrams from people who couldn’t make the

Posted in New Zealand, politics, scams