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  • freddy replied to the topic Sir Christopher Chope in the forum Banter 1 year, 8 months ago

    Maybe there is value in having someone who sticks their head above the parapet and challenges popular emotive bills. There’s no way of knowing they are right if you’re not allowed to question them.

    Trying desperately to defend the indefensible, I imagine he’s latched onto the old legal cliche ‘hard cases make bad law’. It doesn’t follow that…[Read more]

  • freddy posted a new activity comment 1 year, 11 months ago

    Damned right, watch the cost of everything go up. and what mutt says in his post.
    Personally, it’s going to be a pain in the neck.
    All my cans and bottles go in the recycle bin, but with this scheme, I’m going to have to pay more and then have the hassle of saving everything then lugging it all down to a cash-in centre to get my money back.

  • freddy replied to the topic Are e cigs bad for your health? in the forum Health 2 years ago

    Hmm. have never been a smoker (can’t stand the stench) but their “must” be something in it that attracts so many people, wondering whether any non smoker has tried / taken up e cigarettes and their thoughts on it? I assume it is just as addictive as smoking but considered relatively safe