Category Archives: letting off steam

Uncle Ranty’s Assistants Speak Up

You may be wondering why we’ve called you here today. Some of the more alert among you may also have noticed that we’re not Uncle Ranty. It’s the hair, isn’t it? No, Uncle Ranty can’t come to the keyboard right … Continue reading

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Knocked Sideways

It has been a long-standing joke between myself and Lady M that, despite my having an incurable degenerative condition and knackered immune system, I usually appear to be in better health than she is on a regular basis. My diabetes … Continue reading

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Grumble

I seem to have had a day that’s veered between annoying people on purpose through to major foot in mouth moments, with a side order of “would anything else like to fall off this building?” One of the aspects of … Continue reading

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Gonzo Opinion: Uncle Ranty Returns

Now I expect you’re all wondering why I’ve called you here today, and why I’ve sent the children away to go play a while. I’m afraid I have some bad news to impart, and some if you aren’t going to … Continue reading

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A Long Day

I had such plans for today – mostly being at work and dealing with things like appraisals in between customers. Then, before we opened the doors to the public, I got a message saying my GP needed me to take … Continue reading

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Gonzo Opinion: Uncle Ranty’s Lament

Right children, settle round, I have delicious facts and angry thoughts to bestow on your sleepy minds. I have watched from high rooftops while those who claim to act for you have stolen your birthright from under you, so now … Continue reading

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At Last, Time Off

Between swapping weekends last week and an unexpected day of training last week, I found that my work week contained a few more hours on the Rota than I had previously anticipated. At one point I was double booked for … Continue reading

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