The Musings Ramblings and Rants of Me

Who am I? Born and lived in Lincolnshire all of my 40 something years, I have lived a very varied life and consider myself qualified on the University of Life. But.. I am honest and not afraid to get on my soapbox if something annoys me. I live alone with my two Staffordshire Bull Terriers…

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Another Tory Budget for the rich – time for a change

I watched the Budget 2017 today hoping that the Chancellor would at least make my life a bit better. Over the next two weeks, I am working 20 days straight in the gig economy earning less than £10 per hour after expenses and tax thanks to the American invention called “Black Friday“. I have to…

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Is Louth Hospital Closing? Of Course Not

Yes, you heard it first, Louth Hospital IS NOT CLOSING. (Well not at the moment anyway). Throughout Louth there is general apathy that Louth Hospital is going nowhere and its “business as usual” – even the leader of LCHS says so. He told Louth Town Council “nothing that he had seen”. Our local MP brands…

The big number rip off

Its a while since I last blogged, but something caught my attention this morning – a HUGE mobile phone bill. Picture the scene… I was in the middle of nowhere after someone ran into the back of my car because she wasn’t concentrating on the road – yes she admitted it! I called the insurance…

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The 12 days of grass

One thing I love the most is being out in my lovely garden, but due to being busy with work, campaigning and our beloved weather ranging from sun to rain and thunderstorms it is nearly two weeks since I last cut my grass. Today I decided to do it as it was getting up to…

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Local Campaign – Resurface St. Bernards Avenue

Potholes are one of the biggest curses to road users. They cause expensive damage to motor vehicles and can cause severe accidents to cyclists and motorcyclists. Whilst other roads in Louth are being resurfaced, one road that is falling into disrepair is St. Bernards Avenue, a busy street with several hundred houses and one of…

The Clock Is Ticking Theresa May

20 days ago after the Grenfell tragedy, Theresa May promised money to rehouse those affected by the tragedy within 3 weeks. Can this be another broken promise? Some people have been rehoused, often in unsuitable accomodation “but we’ve done our bit to rehouse them” Accomodation has been given on a “like it or lump it”…

Depression – hits you like a brick

Imagine an illness where one minute you are riding high, enjoying life, busy and feeling great and then the next… You are totally drained of energy, don’t want to see anyone, can’t face work and your mind is empty. WHAM – you’ve ben hit by the mental health brick. Yep, thats how I feel right…

The Tories Lie About Grenfell

Following Prime Minister’s Questions today, the following information has come to light and I urge everyone to watch BOTH these video clips before commenting. May openly lies about their involvement in the Grenfell tragedy, blaming Labour But in reality the Cladding was ACTUALLY APPROVED by Margaret Thatcher in 1984 to cheaply repair the tower blocks,…