UK HOLIDAYS: Natural sights most popular for holidaymakers in 2017

London – VIJAY SHAH and SWNS digital   A recent poll on holidays and days out choices among British tourists has found that trips to the country’s peaks are the most popular. The scenic Lake District area of north England topped the choices at number one attraction people most want to visit, overtaking the Peak District in the county of Derbyshire and Wales’ highest mountain, Snowdon. While mountains were the most popular options for communing with nature, the poll participants also voted for seaside locations like piers and beaches, as well as museums. The results were drawn from a list of … Continue reading UK HOLIDAYS: Natural sights most popular for holidaymakers in 2017

THOUGHT MOMENT: Washing the dishes

  To answer the question, yes, I still do wash dishes and cutlery by hand. At home we have a dishwasher, but it doesn’t work and the landlord has stuffed it full of shopping bags for reasons best known to him. I am very good at it as well, leaving utensils more sparkling than the glasses in the Finish dishwasher tablet TV adverts.  How about you?. Feel free to sahre (sorry, share) this post and who knows, you may win a squeezy bottle of Fairy liquid or something. IMAGE CREDITS: Pearl Holmes. For ladies only, Facebook, Facebook Inc. https://www.facebook.com/groups/4ladie/ Suzanne Chaplin … Continue reading THOUGHT MOMENT: Washing the dishes

SWISS MINIMUM WAGE: Voters likely to reject world’s highest minimum pay package

Swiss voters are likely to reject a motion by the country’s government to begin paying workers what would have been the world’s highest rate of minimum wage pay, according to an online report by Irish current affairs public service RTE News. The vote, being held nationally today, will decide if employers are to be made to pay their staff a minimum wage of €18 (21.98 Swiss francs, £14.65) per hour worked. If the motion survives the vote, this means that no Swiss national can be paid less than an annual salary of £32,000. The latest opinion poll on the minimum wage package, which … Continue reading SWISS MINIMUM WAGE: Voters likely to reject world’s highest minimum pay package