Category Archives: Meanlingess Drivel

General rubbish, mumblings, burblings and other pointless points of view…

Least surprising announcement of the year…

So, the BBC are no longer making content for the rediculous 3D television. This is the “format” rolled out every 10 years or so that is the new best thing. For some reason I seem to be able to watch … Continue reading

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How NOT to work out whether your hoses are working…

So, Henry Husaberg is about ready ~ a little running time to ensure all is well with waterworks etc. etc. Crouching by the bike, I check the outlet hose (rubber). Then, in a moment of cretinous stupidity think “Oh, I’ll … Continue reading

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Royal Mail & The Post Office

The Royal Mail, too, has said it has no intention of using another partner. Moya Greene, the chief executive of the company, said: ““For me it is unthinkable that we would not have a very long-term relationship with the Post … Continue reading

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What a day… (rant — with bad language)

When Love… Turns To Hate… I love books. Proper books, that is. These days I am sick of the sight of the bloody things. Fuckwit Handy Andy’s bizarre ideas about cocking up a Victorian cottage springs to mind… as does … Continue reading

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Online retailers turn on Royal Mail

http://www.simplybusiness.co.uk/knowledge/news/2010/11/2010-11-02-online-retailers-turn-on-royal-mail/ Well, this online retailer isn’t!  I have tried various delivery companies over the years, always returning to, first, Post Office/Royal Mail and now a Royal Mail Contract Account. I ship 100 – 150 items a week, every week.  I … Continue reading

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Royal Mail profits fall after loss in letters business

Apparently Royal Mail lost another wad of money this ½-year… apparently a decline in mail volumes being the main culprit as people turn to the world of “on line” communication. Now, this reflects the cost-cutting of the major financials et. … Continue reading

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Ahh, the Post Office…

“To placate the unions, he insisted that there would be no post office closures and claimed that employees, postmasters and even local communities would ultimately run and own the branches. This would happen through mutualisation, a partnership structure loosely based … Continue reading

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