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The panic-buying fiasco the politicians have created has overshadowed what the dispute and potential strike is actually about. From Unite‘s website: This is not about pay, it is about ensuring that high safety and training standards are maintained. It is about bringing fairness and stability back to an industry that […]

Tanker Drivers’ Dispute






I visited Dad today while having his first chemotherapy session. He seems OK. The most annoying thing is that people have found out who we haven’t told. And rather than keep it to themselves, they have phoned people close to us to find out if it’s true. Now I appreciate […]

Discretion



So to continue the tradition of shit things happening around my birthday, today I found out that my Dad has lung cancer. Only the early stages and not really a surprise (he has smoked since he was 10), but still sucky news. Hopefully this will be a bit of a […]

Cancer



I have a huge crush on Zac Efron, but am not a big fan of his films. Hairspray was pretty damn good, but he was only about 19 in that. I have no interest in sitting through High School Musical (and he was even younger in that). Tonight I watched […]