Monthly Archives: May 2006

Brain Shivers

I have been taking Venlafaxine for almost two years now and am reducing the dose at last. The withdrawal symptoms are vile though. I found a very good description of the symptoms at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brain_shivers

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Customer Service from an Amusing Angle

I was just chatting with a colleague who reminded me of a call I made to Virgin Credit Cards a couple of months ago which still amuses us! The call went something like this. Mel. Good morning, I’d like to … Continue reading

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A Newsworthy Story?

… I think not! Admittedly it was the BBC1 local news but I think even they could have done better than the headline piece tonight. The subject was the new Foreign Secretary, Margaret Beckett. However, did they discuss her plans, … Continue reading

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Injustice

I have just heard a snippet of news on the radio which, to me, is a very sad indictment on today’s society. A grandmother has recently spent a night in a police cell for slapping a ten-year-old boy. She confronted … Continue reading

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Sushi

I was reading back through recent entries in this journal and noticed that I said I had never eaten Sushi and didn’t intend to try. Since then I have tried it and am very glad I did. I visited a … Continue reading

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I won’t be going to prison!

Following my entry on 7th May, the borough council did finally have someone to call me today with my final bill. Looks like I’ll be paying the massive sum of £6.11 now which will keep me away from the newspapers … Continue reading

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Kitkat Chunky with peanut butter

A new chocolate bar which I just had to write about! I came across these by accident the other day when searching on the Sainsbury’s web site for peanut butter, so I bought some. Well, as a fan of the … Continue reading

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