Wednesday, 8 March 2017
The Chancellor in the English Parliament has offered his Budget to the nation. The chattering classes are chattering twenty to the dozen to convince us it is a good/bad thing for us all. I suspect it will be a good thing for those who already have plenty and not so good for the rest of us. I have dealt with it in the usual manner by switching it off and awaiting the reports tomorrow which give a better indication of what it all really means. What it all really means is the ones who already have more than enough will have more and those without will have less, as always. Not that I am a cynical type you understand.
Quite whether I need to make use of the dregs from this ancient bottle I know not as yet but listening to the clever people often drives me to such as this! Being a day off, I must open the curtains sometime soon, I am in no mood to do anything that demands thought so maybe thisis a better idea than at first contemplated.
This is 'International Women''s Day' and on Twitter and Facebook vast numbers of pictures of women are appearing along with the #Womansday hashtag. Naturally I wished to do my bit so apart from enquiring when is 'International Man's Day' I have posted pictures of women, such as the one above, with the required hashtag. For reasons as yet unknown no reply has been received on either social system but at least on one the number of pictures has lessened. On a newspaper (that word is dubious) a lass is demanding 'equal pay' and I agreed with her. I requested similar pay as to what she is receiving as a member of the Scots Parliament, I have as yet received no reply.
One day men will be equal to women...