So what’s the news? Well, the strongest El Nino indicates that winter will be a Big Freeze – a long snowy winter, colder than normal with heavy snowfall bringing transport chaos again. I wonder if transport for London and the train operators have taken any notice of this warning or will we, as usual, have …
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Can someone explain to me why all tube stations, rail stations and bus stations are paved in flooring which become like an ice rink when it rains  and we then have to avoid notices which says that the floor is slippery due to wet weather – surely breaches of health & safety in this health …
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How do you watch TV?

September 25th, 2015 | Posted by Lynn Strother in Digital | London | Older People - (0 Comments)

This is not such a silly question as the heading suggests. There are several ongoing debates around the BBC and one of the issues is around how people watch TV and what they watch – this is a major part of the discussions on the future of the BBC and the TV licence. We are …
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Rail service? What rail service?

September 24th, 2015 | Posted by Lynn Strother in Transport - (0 Comments)

A few days of sun and what happens? The rail network goes up the creek.  Didn’t we help build railways in India, Africa several centuries ago? I thought these were hot countries so do the rails not buckle in those countries and if they don’t – why do ours? Why don’t we have similar rails …
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The Professional Duty of Candour

September 24th, 2015 | Posted by Lynn Strother in Health - (0 Comments)

A rather formal heading but do you know what it means? You may have seen a bit about it on the news when it was launched on the June 29 2015. As I’m sure you are aware, the General Medical Council (GMC) and The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) are the regulators for all doctors and …
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