Mystery

Two things happen to me on a semi-regular basis. Well, a lot of things happen to me on a semi-regular basis but I’m only going to mention two of them in this blog post. Frankly if I was to list all the things that happen to me on a semi-regular basis I’d be here all day and you’d be somewhere else because that would probably be THE MOST BORING BLOG POST IN THE WORLD, EVAH! So I’ll limit it to two things that happen to me, mainly because there is no pattern as to when they happen and I’ve never been able to figure out what causes them. Now let me just stress that these things are, in the grand …

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Thought for the day

The date has grabbed the headlines, it’s all over the news but still no-one is asking the question. What the HELL do they coat the outside of bagels with? It manages to reach super-thermal temperatures after only a few minutes toasting, making the extraction of said bagel, from said toast, bloody painful.

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Wrathific

Tee hee. Just off the phone to a customer services woman for my home insurance company. I received a letter from them telling me I’d missed a payment (via direct debit). So I phoned yesterday and obviously caught her in a bad mood (although I didn’t think so at the time). She was rude, talked over me, talked down to me, and halfway through her making the same point a third time, I hung up on her. Not something I usually do, honestly, but she was PISSING ME THE HELL OFF!! So I phoned back today to resolve the situation (new account details hadn’t been sent out by my bank). The same woman answered, and was all sunshine and light, …

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RANT

We live in an electronic age, I can email someone across the world in seconds, remotely access my office network with a minimal delay, banks transfer money between accounts with a single-click…except they don’t. Hmmm so when I use Switch it comes STRAIGHT off my account, but if I want to transfer money between different accounts (to remedy a fuckup by the bank!) it takes 10 working days? HOW THE HELL DOES THAT WORK? Do they have to travel to a special computer in the middle of the desert, by foot, to push the correct button? Call me cynical but is it because they can have the interest on it for those 10 days rather than move it out of …

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