Author: Rider GSA

  • Is the Brexit Experiment Finally Dead?

    Is the Brexit Experiment Finally Dead?

    High interest rates, crippling mortgages, high food prices and even higher energy prices, strikes ongoing for the last year, including Doctors and Rail Workers, goods held up on the borders for weeks on end, immigration up, and a chancellor and PM that lie through their teeth, and the country has now fallen into recession, despite…

  • March the Month 2024 for Prostate Cancer UK

    March the Month 2024 for Prostate Cancer UK

    This March I am challenging myself to walk 11,000 steps a day, every day for Prostate Cancer UK, and on top of that i’m fundraising to try and raise £500 for the charity. Now to most people 11,000 steps doesn’t sound like a lot, but to me it’s going to be a massive undertaking. As…

  • Picking the Wrong Man for the Job

    Picking the Wrong Man for the Job

    On the face of it you would have thought that using AI to read CV’s would be a good thing, or hiring an agency to do help with your recruitment by screening the applicants down to a top 10 before you see the CV’s yourself. And in the modern world where there are thousands of…

  • Save Money on Your Electricity Bills, With or Without Solar Panels

    Save Money on Your Electricity Bills, With or Without Solar Panels

    If your new to Solar PV etc then you will probably also be confused by the myriad of conflicting information, tariffs, panel arrays, inverters, chargers, batteries and that before we get to the various tariffs and feed-in’s etc. Well here are a couple of simple ways you can utilise the above technology without it costing…

  • Royal Mail Click & Drop – WooCommerce Connection Error

    Royal Mail Click & Drop – WooCommerce Connection Error

    For those that use WordPress / Woocommerce and Royal Mail’s Click & Drop Service getting that initial connection between Woocommerce and Royal Mail is not always as easy as it should be. When you first attempt to create the connection from click & drop to woocomerce you will fairly often get a HTTPS 403 access,…

  • Going Green, Even if you Can’t Put Solar on Your Roof.

    Going Green, Even if you Can’t Put Solar on Your Roof.

    There really is no excuses for not going green anymore, screw what the government are saying they are only interested in profit, if you want to your kids to have a planet to live on, then you / we need to be doing something about it NOW! I was lucky enough to be able to…

  • Tory Economics, Death by A Thousand Cuts.

    Tory Economics, Death by A Thousand Cuts.

    So In the last 12 months we have seen even more tory tax increases on middle and lower income families, via their so called national insurance tax cut, but then again freezing the thresholds for income tax dragging more and more people into either at the low end of the scale paying income tax for…

  • Downward Spirals – What Does My Mental Health and WWI Pilots Have In Common.

    Downward Spirals – What Does My Mental Health and WWI Pilots Have In Common.

    No Parachutes…… WWI Pilots would fly without parachutes, feeling it better to go down with the plane than jump out, so once the plane was hit and sufficiently damaged it meant it would be on a forever downwards trajectory from there on in. In a similar vain once dark thoughts, start to manifest and your…

  • Its all going horribly wrong

    Its all going horribly wrong

    Well it’s been one of those weeks, i have managed to break my walking stick, resulting in me plunging headlong into the road, I have managed to lose my Blue Badge, within the confines of my own home and then to top it off i have a raft of hospital appointments coming up this week…

  • Facebook Marketplace – A Scammers Paradise.

    Facebook Marketplace – A Scammers Paradise.

    If like me you have tried selling on Facebook Marketplace, then I am pretty sure you are going to be sick to death of “Is This Still Available?” and then radio silence, or “I will send GLS with cash, but I need you to pay the insurance upfront”, etc, etc. Like much of Facebook the…