It’s probably just me but, when I read this story from BBC Asia, Indonesia city to ban women ‘straddling motorbikes’. Under the new regulation, the mayor says that women passengers are only allowed to sit “side saddle” because straddling the bike seat violates Islamic values.
There has been a bit of noise on Twitter about the Richard Littlejohn piece Stranded on the road to nowhere about the tragic Christmas Day accident on the M6 near Stoke-on-Trent where 3 people, including 2 children lost their lives. The tone of Littlejohn’s piece is pretty much, oh there has been an accident, drag […]
Stoke-on-Trent, well Cheddleton actually, is getting a dead whale.. From the BBC A whale which died after being beached on the Suffolk coast has been taken away to be rendered.
I’ve just been reading this BBC story about tomorrows public sector strike and the ‘threat’ to UK travellers. For one there isn’t really a ‘threat’ to UK travellers, there will undoubtedly be disruption and confusion. There will be lots of reports that include interviews with angry want-to-be-travellers about how people shouldn’t be allowed to strike […]