A Hello Back


I remember when I first began blogging and after I'd committed to writing a few posts every week, it would feel strange to go a week without posting. But here it is, the annoying sorry for not posting in months (years?) post. Life has been busy and the only reason I am typing this is…Read more A Hello Back

The Murky World Of The Minimum Wage


The current job market has caused the oppression of teenagers in the workforce. While it is claimed worker's rights are protected, employees take advantage of the desperation of many in order to make more profit.┬áThe obvious issue of contention is wages. For a long time, I have seen the minimum wage as a great law…Read more The Murky World Of The Minimum Wage

Adulthood: The Moment Your Mum Allows You To Paint The House


The other day, a contractor came over to my house to paint my bedroom ceiling which had suffered from a leak. As he painted, he joked that I can watch and learn so that next time I will be able to do the painting around the house. No chance, I told him. Not because I…Read more Adulthood: The Moment Your Mum Allows You To Paint The House

If It Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It!


I sometimes wonder where on earth do the Government get their ideas about education in the UK? At a recent NUT meeting (yes I have a spy in there), teachers discussed striking over proposals put forward by ministers to change the A-level system (Post-16.) Wait what is this? Teachers are going to strike over concerns…Read more If It Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It!