Humbug

There are a number of modern institutions that to an oldie seem built on foundations of sand or by charlatans.

Is it possible that front line organisations and advertisers place huge sway on market ‘influencers’ who at the tender age of just out of nappies pontificate with assumed authority on all manner of worldly issues, and have vast numbers of people who listen, intently.

As we have said many times no one should publish a tweet with their mother seeing it first. Politicians and anyone who wants to protect their job from instant dismissible should hit the delete button instead.

What exactly is the function of a socialite. Apart from spending extraordinary amounts of ‘others money’ would their charitable efforts survive if it was their own dosh. How much of the entertainment sector earnings are generated from socialite activity.

Should we have a new category of offender such as scammers, benefit cheats hackers and NHS swindlers. I have in mind having them chained together and made to walk the highways, bye-ways and sea shore around Britain collecting fly tipped rubbish. They would be tasked with collecting 100 times their own body weight in tin cans and plastic before being released. In some parts of the UK this could take around 2 hours.

When the pandemic is over, note I am saying when not if, presumably the BBC reporters will be retrained to move over to ripping apart everything that is said about Brexit.

Insurers are having a hard time desperately holding on to payouts due to thousands owned insurance compensation created by the virus shutdown. As we renew car insurance could we assume a massive reduction in premium as most cars will have only covered 5 miles in the last year. No you’re right, what was I thinking.

Budget airlines are flying again thanks to the magnanimous support funding by the taxpayer. In return the airlines are charging you extra for not sitting next to anyone you don’t know. Family ‘bubbles’ are deliberately burst to generate more turnover when they desperately to regroup.

And so on.

Alistair Owens

The meandering thoughts of someone with too much time on his hands. Tending to see the obscure and irrelevant in most events I have been forced to record this by family members as a means of diverting attention away from them. But I see their plan.

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