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by D P Dance
Tue May 31, 2022 10:52 am
Forum: Grump of the Moment
Topic: Roll Call
Replies: 19
Views: 429

Re: Roll Call

I am around but since the Memsahib has gone into a car home I have had to spend a lot more time on housekeeping. I Have learned how to use a washing machine and vacuum cleaner and do the washing up.
by D P Dance
Fri Mar 25, 2022 12:30 pm
Forum: Grump of the Moment
Topic: Crippling cost of social care
Replies: 7
Views: 341

Re: Crippling cost of social care

Reading is not particularly expensive and the kids live here.
by D P Dance
Fri Mar 25, 2022 12:28 pm
Forum: Grump of the Moment
Topic: News from Jethro's family
Replies: 28
Views: 1042

Re: News from Jethro's family

Please send him my best wishes.

David
by D P Dance
Wed Mar 23, 2022 12:10 pm
Forum: Grump of the Moment
Topic: Crippling cost of social care
Replies: 7
Views: 341

Crippling cost of social care

My wife has succumbed to Alzheimers disease and has to go into a home. My son has just visited one in Sonning, a posh village on the Thames. near Reading. The fees are £2500 a week, yes a week. There is no helicopter pad, no swiimming pool and no golf course. How do they get away with it?
by D P Dance
Wed Mar 23, 2022 12:04 pm
Forum: Grump of the Moment
Topic: NHS on line not fit for purpose
Replies: 0
Views: 138

NHS on line not fit for purpose

This morning I tried to order a pack of covid tests, none available I then tried to book a booster jab on line. Website kept crashing. so I 'phoned 119 as advised by the local pharmacy. After listening to at least ten minutes of inappropriate guff, a recorded voice told me how busy they were and ple...
by D P Dance
Tue Jan 18, 2022 9:44 am
Forum: Grump of the Moment
Topic: Gas
Replies: 15
Views: 843

Re: Gas

Recently obtained severa quotes fir foam insulation in the roof. One company wuoted £12,000, 7000, 5600, and £3600. The lowest quote was for £2600 but, despite two requests, they have not sent me their contract.
by D P Dance
Thu Jan 06, 2022 11:34 am
Forum: Grump of the Moment
Topic: The Bristol Four
Replies: 2
Views: 338

The Bristol Four

Whata perverse decision,

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl ... ur-as.html

Of course was criminal damage.
by D P Dance
Mon Dec 06, 2021 12:41 pm
Forum: Grump of the Moment
Topic: This Septic Isle
Replies: 4
Views: 424

Re: This Septic Isle

Many of Iraqi medics have come here. Of whom do you speak?

I think that he was caled Mohammed.
by D P Dance
Sat Dec 04, 2021 9:36 am
Forum: Grump of the Moment
Topic: This Septic Isle
Replies: 4
Views: 424

This Septic Isle

What an unpleasant country we have become. MPs fiddling expenses, Prime Ministers lying, other MPs throwing acid, teenagers stabbing other teenagers, policemen murdering vulnerable women, fathers murdering their children, now a law to punish men insulting women in the street. Why on earth would a re...
by D P Dance
Thu Dec 02, 2021 4:16 pm
Forum: Grump of the Moment
Topic: What Are You Doing for Christmas 2021
Replies: 11
Views: 809

Re: What Are You Doing for Christmas 2021

Not a lot, round to My daughter's for a meal, watch the grandkids open their presents. Explore son in law's drinks cabinet. Same a lsat year.
by D P Dance
Thu Nov 25, 2021 2:17 pm
Forum: Grump of the Moment
Topic: I have been reprimanded on a pensioners forum
Replies: 27
Views: 1917

Re: I have been reprimanded on a pensioners forum

No I have not kissed and made up. And they still regard me with envy and awe. FWIIW, the mod has removed some of the more extreme hate speech. I have just complained about one of the idiots there calling the boat people "parasites, let us see what action he takes. He knows that if he crosses me...
by D P Dance
Wed Nov 24, 2021 2:44 pm
Forum: Grump of the Moment
Topic: I have been reprimanded on a pensioners forum
Replies: 27
Views: 1917

Re: I have been reprimanded on a pensioners forum

Name calling is what got Yorkshire CC is so much trouble. i think that discrimination is more tangible.
by D P Dance
Tue Nov 23, 2021 4:57 pm
Forum: Grump of the Moment
Topic: I have been reprimanded on a pensioners forum
Replies: 27
Views: 1917

Re: I have been reprimanded on a pensioners forum

No Iam still there. The moderator appears to have taken my complaints on board as there are far fewer racist posts.
by D P Dance
Sun Nov 21, 2021 4:55 pm
Forum: Grump of the Moment
Topic: A short story.
Replies: 6
Views: 505

Re: A short story.

If, as you say, they are serioulsly impressive, what is the grump? Would you prefer griffins instead of balls?