Categories: "In real life"

easyjet customer service

An absolute classic on BBC news this snowy morning. Interviewing a lady at Gatwick airport, the lady informs the watching world, "On the whole, the airlines are handling the situation of delays and cancellations very well. The one airline that appears… more »

Why my job?

I work part time as a "dinner man" - dinner lady with yard duties - anyways, I was asked a couple of weeks ago, why I do my job, as it is unusual for a bloke to do this line of work. To be honest, there isn't a single reason why, I just do this job… more »

70s Britain v 2009 - selling records

With the end of Y factor (I will not promote its real title) last night, the stark contrast with selling records is clear. Back in the 1970s, music was marketed in more or less the same way as today, kids shows would have "pop stars" appearing, promoted… more »

Frugal Christmas presents

Christmas presents always present a dilemma for me. On the one hand, I love giving gifts, it always has to be something that the person wouldn't get all year round, something a bit different (I refuse to buy clothing!) but at the same time I do not want… more »

Google checkout leaves customer out of pocket

Want a faster, safer and more convenient way to shop online? You got it. This is the marketing bumph that google checkout tells the internet world. I am taking part in a "secret santa" - where I can by a friend over at Chatgames (chatgames.com) a… more »