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Pontins  Southport: Health Hazard

My friends experience today… Booked in here today and it’s absolutely disgusting.  1. Floor filthy and full of crumbs, dirt and mess on our arrival. 2. Toilet full of faeces and stains.  3. Shower with pubic hair 4. Pungent smel...
by daftmamma on Jul 12, 2015

The Crazies: My Alley and Naked Neighbors! (rants)

Picture by YellowTulip on Morguefile.comBOOM-CRACK!I woke up in the middle of the night to a thunder bolt that seemed to come directly from my alley. Being unable to get up from my sudden awakening, I lay there half awake and half asleep. For the nex...

The Crazies: my alley and naked neighbors! (rants)

Picture by YellowTulip on Morguefile.comBOOM-CRACK!I woke up in the middle of the night to a thunder bolt that seemed to come directly from my alley. Being unable to get up from my sudden awakening, I lay there half awake and half asleep. For the nex...

Sainsburys Homophobic ?

   I shop in Sainsburys, frequently tweet with them, bring my kids into their supermarket – we even purchased my daughters teachers end of year gift. Today, I was browsing through Facebook and I saw this picture and headline. With so...
by daftmamma on Jul 8, 2015

Book of the Week: The Ocean at the End of the Lane

  This book has been sitting on the shelf for a while. I have been meaning to read this but I had been so busy that reading took a back seat. I wanted to drown myself in weirdness again and so Murakami and Gaiman are usually my best bet. With th...

Friday’s Find: How Uber Saved Me Time and Money

Going back to work means braving the horrendous traffic of Manila. One of the primary factors I considered when I was choosing a company I’d join was the office location. I could and would not want to go beyond Taguig. Living in the South, it s...

Bang for my buck

Having been born and brought-up in a middle-class family in India is a wonderful thing. We get to see, experience, learn a lot of things. One of the things I learned early in life is valuing whatever we had and using them wisely. We hardly e...

Bang for our buck

Having been born and brought-up in a middle-class family in India is a wonderful thing. We get to see, experience, learn a lot of things. One of the things I learned early in life is valuing whatever we had and using them wisely. We hardly e...

Are Norwegian Hotels Smart Hotels?

I have many years experience of staying in hotels on business trips. From the posh and swanky to the basic budget hotels I thought I’d virtually seen them all. Then more recently I began making some trips to Norway. I’ve soon learnt that...
by Flights And Frustration on Jun 16, 2015

Why Pay At The Pump Credit Card Zip Code Controls Frustrate Me

Travelling to America allows me to experience life in the largest economy in the world and some may say the most commercially focused. Compared to the UK numerous items are cheaper, such as food, electronics and the petrol price in the USA is about h...
by Flights And Frustration on Jun 5, 2015

Land of Fire & Ice – Iceland

Everyone who enjoys travelling, seeing and exploring new places has that one place which (s)he dreams of visiting at-least once in their lifetime. Being someone who dreams about travelling the world day in and day out, I am no different and hav...

BCMT Meet Bangalore – May 2015

After our last meet at Mainak da’s place we had hardly caught up and it was time to plan another meet. The good thing about this time’s meet however was that, unlike last few successful and couple of unsuccessful planning attempts, the...

Malignant Self-Love: Narcissism Revisited (book and YouTube channel review) (the Crazies, part II)

Title: "Malignant Self-love: Narcissism Revisited" Author: Sam VakninGenre: Self-helpLength: 705 estimated pagesOfficial YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/samvakninI've wanted to review this remarkable book for a long time. The author...

KLM Hand Baggage Policy Is Driving Me Nuts

I’m sorry to repeat my rant of a few months ago, but this KLM hand baggage policy or lack of compliance with it is now really ticking me off. Whilst I have discussed this before things don’t seem to be improving. For those not familiar wi...
by Flights And Frustration on May 29, 2015

What the camera sees

Sitting down to paint toy soldiers has to be a conscious act for me. Commitments like work and family (as I whinge about everywhere else) really put a dampener on hobby time. Therefore, when you devote a few hours to painting, are happy with the resu...
by Sprue Grey Toy Soldiers on May 28, 2015

What the camera sees

Sitting down to paint toy soldiers has to be a conscious act for me. Commitments like work and family (as I whinge about everywhere else) really put a damper on hobby time. Therefore, when you devote a few hours to painting, are happy with the result...
by Sprue Grey Toy Soldiers on May 28, 2015

The Sun Newspaper,An Open Letter

Dear -Fill in the blank, One of your journalists approached me a few months back when I was on a 2 day break with my kids and cousins,via email with the subject of “Will you talk to me”. Now, I’m sure I can be forgiven for thinking...
by daftmamma on May 26, 2015

Mike Riley is not the butcher of Husker Tradition

Every Nebraska jersey that is worn on game days and fans jerseys, is a crest. On this crest, over the heart, is five words, “Nebraska Football; A Winning Tradition.” Since Continue Reading → The post Mike Riley is not the butcher of Husker...
by Scarlet and Cream TIll I Die on May 21, 2015

A thank you to the players

Everett Golson is swapping an all gold helmet for a gold one that is emblazoned with a spear. Florida State has their new QB. I really don’t care if it Continue Reading → The post A thank you to the players appeared first on Scarlet and Cream...
by Scarlet and Cream TIll I Die on May 21, 2015

HR Giger's aliens are chasing me off a cliff! (dream) + rant about Nanowrimo!

Look at all this stuff to organize! And this is just Lost Atlantis 2-6!!!I'm so excited today! My finals are done and I have moved on to my very ownCUSTOM NANOWRIMOhttp://nanowrimo.org/Unaffiliated with the official non-profit organization30 days of...


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