Life

National Sickie Day – Good and stupid reasons to take a day off work. | Stephen Liddell

According to national statistics the first Monday in February is the day when people are most likely to pull a sickie. One of the factors attributed to this is the first payday since Christmas, meaning people have been out celebrating all weekend with a particularly heavy one. Another theory is that people have a tendency…
— Read on stephenliddell.co.uk/2019/02/06/national-sickie-day-good-and-stupid-reasons-to-take-a-day-off-work/

Life

BEDWARDINE ROAD DEVELOPMENT PLANS SUBMITTED – “No policy requirement for Brick by Brick to provide affordable housing” | NEWS FROM CRYSTAL PALACE

Three planning applications for sites in Bedwardine Road have been submitted by Brick by Brick (which is 100 per cent owned by Croydon council) to Croydon council for their approval – or otherwise. But NO Brick by Brick application has, so far, ever been rejected by any Croydon council planning committee The revised plans show…
— Read on newsfromcrystalpalace.wordpress.com/2019/02/01/bedwardine-road-development-plans-submitted-no-policy-requirement-for-brick-by-brick-to-provide-affordable-housing/

More to come I bet ☹️

British History, Life

The Royal Air Force Bomber Command Memorial | Stephen Liddell

Last week I mentioned in a post about the vandalism of a number of memorials in London which made me realise that I should actually write a positive post about one of them in particular, The Royal Air Force Bomber Command Memorial is a memorial in Green Park, London, commemorating the crews of RAF Bomber…
— Read on stephenliddell.co.uk/2019/01/30/the-royal-air-force-bomber-command-memorial/

British History, Life

The Great Explorer Captain Matthew Flinders who was lost and now is found underneath Euston Station. | Stephen Liddell

Many of London railway stations are said to be built over the resting place of momentous names from times gone by.  Just like now, people in the 19th century didn’t really want big developments right next door and so train stations and train lines were often built amongst and on top of cemeteries, plague pits,…
— Read on stephenliddell.co.uk/2019/01/28/the-great-explorer-captain-matthew-flinders-who-was-lost-and-now-is-found-underneath-euston-station/