elly

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  • @elly I don’t think so I think for many it’s exercise that triggers it.
    In my case it was running on the beach I got up the next morning and could not take a step.
    I had a horrible time with it until I broke my leg and was basically in bed for most of the next six months and the rest cured it. I still use arch supports and do exercises and if I e…[Read more]

  • @elly You could have a point about high heels as I don’t suppose my Nan’s generation wore them nearly so often as I used to (pre plantar fascitiis) or my mother’s generation. I only knew her when she was old, obviously, and she always wore lace up leather shoes with a small heel as anything else really hurt her feet. They did give you orthotics in…[Read more]

  • troll replied to the topic Capitalism vs Communism in the forum Banter 4 months ago

    @elly Indeed they are not, but does that make them any less valuable as people? I see the principle behind communism as vauling the person and ensuring that all have a decent quality of life, regardless of whether they are not so clever, sick, injured etc.

    The practicalities of this have been shown not to work so well, but the idea behind it…[Read more]

  • troll replied to the topic Capitalism vs Communism in the forum Banter 4 months ago

    @elly The idea is that all people should be equal!

    I’m not saying I agree with how Marx suggested it should be implemented, but I do agree with the idea behind it.

    I have spent large amounts of time living in Russia, I do understand how bad it was for the countries that followed it, but this is not due to the idea of equality for all, but due…[Read more]

  • mick replied to the topic Capitalism vs Communism in the forum Banter 4 months ago

    @elly I think the point is that there are greedy people out there, who end up controlling things, socialist, capitailist or communist. And thats what buggers the job up.

  • sam replied to the topic Capitalism vs Communism in the forum Banter 4 months ago

    @elly The idea behind it wasn’t to murder milllions though. The idea was to create a state of equals, which is a great idea. The problem was the leaders who didn’t implement equality, they just saw an opportunity to instal a dictatorship.

  • “The UK operates border controls in France and Belgium. This allows Border Force officers to check passengers and freight destined for the UK before they begin their journey.”

    @elly And this will still be the case after March next year?