BY ANDY COLLIDGE Now this as a subject matter is in a class of its own, generating a multitude of different opinions. These opinions are normally defined by age, amount of time holding a full driving license, how much time spent on the road, and of course, as politically incorrect as it may sound, the gender of the person involved. As a hotel owner and … Continue reading Bloody Cyclists
BY ANDY COLLIDGE What a world we live in, overstating almost everything, with entire social groups applying pressure upon themselves because they read something, heard something, or some media ass**** said something. Pressures that are not actually real, but, for an awful lot of people nowadays, an actuality that they seem to have to adhere to; their mindset overruled by the concept that it is … Continue reading Really? You’re Allergic?
BY ANDY COLLIDGE Now there’s a phrase, ‘time at the bar ladies and gentlemen’, an expression that I have heard and called out many many times over the years. In my time I have witnessed more than one change in the Licensing Laws and watched the licensees struggle with the implications of the letters of the law, but the most interesting and humorous side of … Continue reading Time at the Bar
BY ANDY COLLIDGE When you are in a trade or business that is constantly frequented by the public, there inevitably comes that invariable onslaught of thoughts, opinions, requirements and self-indulgence. After only a very short while, you begin, not intentionally, to put people with similar attitudes and characteristics into certain categories. After a longer while at the mercy of the over-needy public, the more elevated of … Continue reading Customers Think They’re Always Right
BY ELIZABETH CLIFFORD After the recent death of a close relative and a lot of stress at work, I was urged by my husband to take a week off and join him on the Two Moors Walk crossing Dartmoor and Exmoor. The Two Moors Way crosses from one coast to another right across Devon. This video explains the route: We decided to go from south … Continue reading Two Moors Walk