Virgil Caine

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  1. How did people survive before tax credits.... I do agree with Franks point on weekly benefit payments. The monthly cycle has been introduced purely for ease of government administration without any real thought as to the consequences.
  2. It is going to be a long, long time before his performance at Headingley in 1981 is forgotten. I can still visualise the final delivery when he bowled Ray Bright middle stump.
  3. There were no Greeks until the Romans met a Boeotian tribe of that name settled in Italy. In the classical period the inhabitants of Greece regarded themselves as Hellenes and called the land of Greek speakers, Hellas.
  4. I have a pretty good idea that Rolf Harris who was released at the age of 87 in 2017 after nearly 4 years in jail was probably not about to go on a knife rampage on London Bridge. Our criminal justice system is fucked up beyond redemption
  5. My cats are all neutered which seems to cut down on that sort of thing.
  6. Having been forced to attend this type of patronising wankfest on many occasions in my corporate career I have to confess feeling a tiny smidgeon of sympathy for anyone tempted to batter the presenters
  7. Well the feedback forms from the participants in Fridays Learning Together event should make interesting reading. ‘A lot more challenging than I expected...’ ’I learned a lot about the use of narwhal tusks as improvised weapons...’ Unfortunately, I would imagine the “Were the aims of the event fulfilled ?” question will only be scoring 1 out of 10.
  8. Clearly, they had never read Aesop’s fable about The Farmer And The Snake.
  9. It seems there is plenty of historical previous for stabbings involving Fishmongers Hall. Apparently Sir William Walworth, Lord Mayor of London and a member of the Fishmongers Guild was involved in the slaying of Wat Tyler, leader of the Peasants Revolt, on 15 June 1381 at Smithfield. The sword reputedly used to stab Tyler Is still on display in Fishmongers Hall.
  10. At time like this one almost pines for the methods deployed by the old USSR as described thus by Ian Fleming
  11. Doubtless they will have done the appropriate risk assessments etc
  12. That is one thing I have learned today... There used to be a print in the old Civil Service building where I worked in the 1980s.
  13. This would probably be a suitable U.K. location for him