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Forum: Politics 28-08-2014, 14:18
Replies: 82
Views: 1,931
Posted By Glawster2002
True, but virtually everything that was in place...

True, but virtually everything that was in place before 1066 was destroyed by the Normans.

Many of the "small elite" running the country today can trace their ancestory directly back to Norman times...
Forum: Politics 28-08-2014, 12:56
Replies: 82
Views: 1,931
Posted By Glawster2002
Which has been the case for the best part of 1000...

Which has been the case for the best part of 1000 years now, since the Norman Conquest.

But in the same way turkeys are hardly likely to vote for Christmas, the small minority of those who dominate...
Forum: Politics 27-08-2014, 10:32
Replies: 719
Views: 21,174
Posted By Glawster2002
I heard the interview on Radio 4 this morning and...

I heard the interview on Radio 4 this morning and the way both her and her family were treated by the authorities was both shocking and appalling.

Why is no one being held to account for any of...
Forum: Politics 27-08-2014, 10:27
Replies: 719
Views: 21,174
Posted By Glawster2002
The problem is that no one in authority when...

The problem is that no one in authority when these things happen are ever held to account and lessons are never learned either.

This is yet another example of where the "multi-agency" approach...
Forum: Politics 27-08-2014, 10:16
Replies: 59
Views: 2,048
Posted By Glawster2002
You mean in the same way the English had to...

You mean in the same way the English had to suffer 13 years of a Labour Blair/Brown government they didn't vote for, but were kept in power by the Scots?

That's democracy for you.
Forum: General Discussion 26-08-2014, 18:07
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By Glawster2002
Well worth a visit, as it the restored former tea...

Well worth a visit, as it the restored former tea rooms on York Station, now a bar called the York Tap. ;)
Forum: General Discussion 26-08-2014, 17:58
Replies: 112
Views: 2,726
Posted By Glawster2002
The planning work has been going on for a long...

The planning work has been going on for a long time, as it is bound to for such a project.

The actual physical installation work was widely reported in the media as starting last week.

You can look...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 26-08-2014, 14:49
Replies: 6,118
Views: 2,655,749
Posted By Glawster2002
The holiday programmes on both the BBC and ITV...

The holiday programmes on both the BBC and ITV regularly showed topless women sunbathers at a similar time.

However I'm surprised a certain anti-BBC tabloid hasn't tried to make a fuss about it.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 26-08-2014, 14:42
Replies: 129
Views: 7,576
Posted By Glawster2002
I think it will be fine, I don't think she is the...

I think it will be fine, I don't think she is the sort of person who would do this if she wasn't 100% sure.

I'm going on Friday 26th September so it should be perfect by then! :D
Forum: Food and Drink 26-08-2014, 14:39
Replies: 25
Views: 1,087
Posted By Glawster2002
Yorkshire Tea for me as well!! :D

Yorkshire Tea for me as well!! :D
Forum: General Discussion 26-08-2014, 14:35
Replies: 465
Views: 21,458
Posted By Glawster2002
And, no doubt, no one will be to blame and no one...

And, no doubt, no one will be to blame and no one will be held to account for their actions, or inaction to be more precise.
Forum: General Discussion 26-08-2014, 14:31
Replies: 112
Views: 2,726
Posted By Glawster2002
A comparable line that is also long overdue...

A comparable line that is also long overdue re-doubling.
Forum: General Discussion 26-08-2014, 14:27
Replies: 112
Views: 2,726
Posted By Glawster2002
When is that ever likely to happen, though? Take...

When is that ever likely to happen, though?

Take the electricifaction of The Great Western Railway, which started last week. The tain operating companies have already stated that in addition to the...
Forum: General Discussion 26-08-2014, 12:14
Replies: 112
Views: 2,726
Posted By Glawster2002
So why isn't that the case with Northern Ireland...

So why isn't that the case with Northern Ireland Railways (NIR), then? :confused:

This is a quote from a recent Private Eye, re-quoted from Gavin McLean's blog, The Great British Rip Off - Trains...
Forum: General Discussion 26-08-2014, 11:51
Replies: 380
Views: 16,491
Posted By Glawster2002
However what is the definition of a...

However what is the definition of a "customer"?

The document says:



Source: SELLING ALCOHOL RESPONSIBLY: The New Mandatory Licensing Conditions...
Forum: General Discussion 26-08-2014, 11:36
Replies: 235
Views: 8,040
Posted By Glawster2002
Why would you think that? :confused: I've been...

Why would you think that? :confused:

I've been going to festivals since @ 1980 and my last festival was Sonisphere a couple of months ago.

Metal festivals have an enviable reputation for being a...
Forum: General Discussion 26-08-2014, 11:33
Replies: 235
Views: 8,040
Posted By Glawster2002
Metal as a genre covers a huge variety of music...

Metal as a genre covers a huge variety of music styles and topics. "Satanism" being only a small aspect.

However such messages and images are very much along the Hammer Horror movie representation...
Forum: General Discussion 26-08-2014, 11:00
Replies: 380
Views: 16,491
Posted By Glawster2002
Even allowing for the minor inconvenience that it...

Even allowing for the minor inconvenience that it is illegal for a licenced premises to refuse to serve tap water if requested?

Tap water in restaurants...
Forum: Music 26-08-2014, 10:46
Replies: 49
Views: 2,535
Posted By Glawster2002
Only you, it seems. She said in an interview...

Only you, it seems.

She said in an interview with Prog Magazine that she had other priorities, such as raising a family, to releasing albums. She said it wasn't that she stopped writing, but she...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 26-08-2014, 10:24
Replies: 6,118
Views: 2,655,749
Posted By Glawster2002
I saw it last night and I did wonder if the...

I saw it last night and I did wonder if the ladies would be made to wear a top, to protect the children of course, as seems to often happen these days.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 26-08-2014, 10:17
Replies: 129
Views: 7,576
Posted By Glawster2002
If you compare her singing on The Kick Inside...

If you compare her singing on The Kick Inside with 50 Words For Snow there is no doubt her vocal range has changed over the intervening years, as it is bound to.

BTW where did this need to put...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 26-08-2014, 10:12
Replies: 129
Views: 7,576
Posted By Glawster2002
However "worldwide sales" have never been an...

However "worldwide sales" have never been an indicator of talent.

I would say in comparable terms all three are very similar. The main difference with Kate Bush, though, is that she was the first...
Forum: General Discussion 22-08-2014, 12:41
Replies: 112
Views: 2,726
Posted By Glawster2002
That is probably the understatement of the...

That is probably the understatement of the year!

Here is how Dr. Beeching worked out the "profitability" of a branch line:

He worked on the basis of a hypothetical single track branch line with...
Forum: General Discussion 22-08-2014, 11:03
Replies: 49
Views: 1,742
Posted By Glawster2002
I'm not religious but I agree, this doesn't show...

I'm not religious but I agree, this doesn't show the true nature of Islam or any other religion despite what many think.

These people claim they want to establish an Islamic Caliphate but if you...
Forum: General Discussion 22-08-2014, 10:41
Replies: 11
Views: 328
Posted By Glawster2002
A species that will wipe out another simply for...

A species that will wipe out another simply for the perceived "value" of its tusks or for supposed "medicinal" qulities of its body parts isn't one I would call "sophisticated". >:(
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