Friday, 09 June 2017 19:51

chichester hates bikes?

chichester supposedly supports cycling, but like the trike demonstrates above doesnt quite get it. 

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Thursday, 27 April 2017 19:57

inclusive or exclusive

Recently an organisation I work for held a meeting following a slight reshuffle. This group is currently flying the "everyone is included" banner and promoting accessibility (aka a11y*).

While at the 'decide a date' stage, the facilitator asked what was preferred, Google Hangouts or Skype. When one of the members complained that it was not really suitable for them and could it be audio recorded if it was on hangout.

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Sunday, 12 February 2017 18:23

my new raleigh array e bike

For a few years now i have had a hybrid bike, called an "Active" designed by Raleigh (more like someone stood next to a proper Raleigh and copied the design on an envelope). Its getting on a bit and is showing rust bubbles.
when work came up with the cycle to work scheme i decided to take advantage and get a new proper bike. Yes it took me ages to decide but for the sake of husky racing and speeding to work i went for a Raleigh Array. an E-bike, pedal assist.
when it arrived in a massive box, all that really needed doing was to straighten the handle bars and tighten.

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Wednesday, 27 July 2016 20:15

Overzealous interview requirements

Recently it has become apparent that companies are taking a very impersonal approach to employment requirements. They are becomng possibly nervous over the Right to work act and not falling foul of the immigration act.

Here is a transcript of a recent over the top email chain where the RTW act is overplayed and does not allow any leeway. Bolds added by me for highighting.

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Wednesday, 01 June 2016 22:30

sia failings

after35 minutes on friday in the musical roundabout, I Spoke to SIA after 28 minutes on hold, who despite saying they couldn't speak to me as I personally didn't do the online application, admitted that the letter they should have sent me on the 17th May wasn't actually sent.

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Thursday, 14 April 2016 22:51

Stand and Deliveroo

 Deliveroo are not a company that delivers marsupial meats as believed by Paul O'Grady

Using a fleet of cyclists and moped riders who are all self employed or freelance, the company delivers take away meals from restaurants.

It seems like a great deal for the cyclist who want to be paid to get fit or to do the sports and hobbies I love all the 16 and 17 year olds to earn their first major bit of pocket money


However

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Sunday, 10 April 2016 19:26

using the bus in sussex

Buses are  changing, there is a silent revolution among drivers who appear to be reeducating passengers how to catch the bus according to traditional value

Here are the simple rules for using a bus

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Saturday, 09 April 2016 18:50

abandoned bus stop

Brighton and Hove buses used to run a service up and down a road in Brighon called Downs Terrrace.
Last september they

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Saturday, 09 April 2016 18:27

The Co-op cares or does it?

Recently the cooperative in London Road installed new cycle racks the swansea stand style as there was no where to park your bike safely. SInce the installation rough sleepershave taken over this area..
what is worse in the public view,

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Tuesday, 13 October 2015 09:33

Clocktower western road signal disaster

Here is some of the reasoning behind the lastest mess up with the central corridor

1. Dyke road/Churchill square,
clock tower junctions. In spring/summer 2015, this junction had a major
sequencing change. Please provide
Q2 - all correspondence regarding this change,

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