Give a dog a bad name

When ‘Tank’ the bulldog attacked Kit’s friend in Kenosha County in 2015, Kit went to the rescue and helped to restrain Tank until the Police arrived. But Tank didn’t fancy a ride in a squad car and escaped. He went for Kit who was knocked over and repeatedly bitten....

World Cup

8 goals, 2 wins and to some it seems the World Cup is already in the bag, but bad news awaits “England will lose to France in the final”, so says an insurer sponsored report which correctly predicted that Germany would win the last World Cup.   Obviously without...

A Flash – but not of inspiration

There was a sudden flash of light. Unfortunately, not a moment of inspiration, just the realisation of another three points on my licence. Of course, it wasn’t my fault. How ridiculous that a main dual carriageway is restricted to 60 mph, especially at 5 am on a...

Fraud is no laughing matter

It’s not really funny, but there always seems to be an element of amusement when insurance fraudsters get their comeuppance. It used to be the ones that attended court on crutches and then walked normally when they thought they were out of sight, not knowing they were...

Money trees and moon flights

So here we go on the merry-go-round again. We are only a few weeks into the New Year, but nothing much changes. It’s Brexit this, Trump that, will May last or ‘Oh Jeremy’ get the chance to grow his money trees? Once again we have already had the NHS in crisis,...

Will only the fearless go pilotless

Whilst the world seems fascinated by how soon driverless cars will become a reality, technology in other forms of transport is also being developed and you could soon face the dilemma of whether you would fly in a pilotless plane? We already have drones and auto...