“To Give Or Not To Give?”: Britain’s charity collecting army

What do you do when confronted in the street by a ‘chugger’ ( a ‘charity mugger’ clutching  a clip board, shaking a tin or box and insisting on a contribution to their ‘good cause’)? Avoid them and walk past with a frozen smile? Stop, chat and then politely decline their invitation? Reluctantly agree to make […]

Filed under: Society | Posted on March 30th, 2009 by Colin D Gordon | No Comments »

Queue & Trolley Rage: The UK Supermarket Battlefield

In a recent incident at Tesco’s, a customer – impatient at having to wait  in the checkout line -  shouted at the female cashier, punched a fire alarm and stormed out of the store. The supermarket had to be evacuated until the fire brigade arrived. This was not, however, an isolated case. Apparently, 65% of […]

Filed under: Society | Posted on March 5th, 2009 by Colin D Gordon | No Comments »

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