There's still a huge amount of confusion, not just with foreigners, but also with the citizens of this great land regarding what certain places are called. The main reason I decided to bring this up is because where the house is that I currently live in is supposedly in about 4/5 different named areas... and it causes major confusion when I try explaining it. Anyway, this isn't about me, it's about this wonderful nation/country/whatever... do we call it Britain? Great Britain? United Kingdom or the British Isles?
To save the confusion, I believe this quick Geography 101 I've... [read more]
Well by the looks of it, if you're in Scotland then you may get a tad bit of windy weather on Wednesday 29th. The reason being is (at current) Hurricane Bill is roughly on the eastern sides of Canada and is heading towards the United Kingdom with Scotland being its main target point. Obviously this target point can / may change over the next 24-48-72 hours however it looks like a slight Tropical Depression (a cyclonic storm with a mean wind speed of 39mph and less for more than a minute) will hit Scotland on Wednesday. So expect wind and... [read more]
Who is the plastic women on BBC Breakfast? She ain't half a daft bint or I am dumb... but she said about the strike today in Scotland to do with the bin collectors and leisure centre workers and she ended up just saying "Teachers are not known to strike so children will not have the day off today." ... but ... erm ... ain't the kids all on their Summer Holidays? Daft cow.