Teresa May – so careful to sound just a bit like Corbyn

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So Teresa May then?
A mixture of good and bad.
The ‘good’ if you can call it that, being such comments as  “Under my leadership, the Conservative party will put itself – completely, absolutely, unequivocally – at the service of working people.”  Not so good the continuation of – Privatise through the backdoor – policies such as ‘free’ schools, academies, et al.

It hasn’t been suggested yet, so I thought I’d wade-in here – you don’t think, I mean, it’s not possible is it – that such a Monster reformer looms somewhere in the background, in Opposition, that the Tories just HAD to manoeuvre this ever so slightly softer version of their usual true blue stance, as a foil against such a threat?

The Cons can reasonably argue that the public might well, after Brexit, not have the appetite for yet more shocks, so, ‘steady-as-SHE-goes’ – with just enough wiggle room to feel someone might be a bit on their side, is less of a leap of faith than a full-blown political system upheaval?

Definition of the word: manoeuvre
carefully guide or manipulate (someone or something) in order to achieve an end.
“they were manoeuvring him into betraying his friend”
synonyms:    intrigue, plot, scheme, plan, lay plans, conspire, pull strings;

And what on earth, WHO on earth could be such a threat as to necessitate such manoeuvres?

Ah yes, Jeremy Corbyn.

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Motorway Services – prices to die for . .

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We spent a lot of time on the road this past weekend, travelling almost the length of the country one day, then back the next.

This meant about every two hours stopping for coffee (for me) at one of those rip-off centres along the Motorways. “Services” they call them.

Don’t get me wrong, they’re handy – necessary even, to combat fatigue, ease aches, use the loo, re-caffeine yourself!

and then there’s the prices . . . . at one time ‘excepted’ as one of life’s little buggers (need fuel – 20p extra a litre please) – the rip-offs are so blatant it’s a shock.  It’s the –
‘If you have to get it now, here – where no rules of normality seem to apply – then I’m gonna charge you what the bloody hell I like, matey”

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Not nice is it?