Category Archives: Economy

The “Barnbow Lasses” exhibition at Leeds Industrial Museum

In my continuing search of the countries industrial heritage I made the short journey to Leeds today to explore the Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills. It is a museum of industrial heritage located in Armley, West Leeds, West Yorkshire … Continue reading

Posted in Abuse of power, abuse of women, Canal, Discrimination, Economy, Industrial Heritage, Politics, Prejudice, Tradition, Uncategorized, West Yorkshire | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

School of Management (Bradford University) – Mock Assessment Day 2, 2016

It was a glorious sunny morning as I wandered across the university campus to the “re” building where the assessment centre was to take place. Students were beginning to drift in, looking a bit sheepish and nervous about what was … Continue reading

Posted in Diversity, Economy, Education, Employability, Higher Education, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Culture of aspiration ………….and a culture of dependency, the difference between USA and UK

  The other evening I was watching a Jamie Oliver programme about his road trip to America which he made a few years ago. In this particular episode he was in New York and set out to find out about … Continue reading

Posted in 21st century, compassion, Diversity, Economy, Golcar, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Customer service “par excellence” at the Merienda cafe, Cockermouth

My recent visit to Cumbria has taken me to different parts of the county and usually when I arrive anywhere the first thing I do is search out a cafe for my daily input of cappuccino. On these visits I … Continue reading

Posted in Customer Service, Economy, espresso culture, Humour, North of England, Prejudice, Uncategorized, women in society | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

23 June 2016………a momentous day for the UK

A momentous day for the UK as we take back our independence, our sovereignty and the right to decide who comes and doesn’t come to this country. And no, we are not a nation of racists or Little Englanders but … Continue reading

Posted in 21st century, Abuse of power, Economy, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Revisiting the National Waterways Museum

 Last year I visited the museum and promised myself I would return and this time take in a short trip on the canal. Considerable development on site has taken place, including the cottages that illustrate the changing living conditions for … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Depression, Discrimination, Economy, employment, Equality, Health and Wellbeing, Industrial Heritage, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

British taxpayers money goes to corrupt foreign regimes…….

  The ten most corrupt countries in the world have received £2.7 billion of British aid since David Cameron became Prime Minister, official figures show. During his premiership, the amount spent by the Department for International Development (DFID) in the … Continue reading

Posted in Charity, Corruption, Economy, Overseas aid, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment