Monthly Archives: April 2014

Ar Kansas

One of my first jobs after getting off the boat and headed the wrong way, was at a small Sheriffs Office working in dispatch. Over here Policing has three main visible arms, the local town police, she county Sheriff and … Continue reading

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The Sheep

Please let me introduce you too Flossy, the Maidstone Flower Sheep. Originally designed for use in 1998 only, Flossy returned for quite a few seasons, before presumably going to either the butchers or the florists. Flossy was meant to be … Continue reading

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Just another day at the office part II Riot Days

One of the most scary things you can be in as a Police Officer is a riot. So many times we talk about crowd sourcing, crowd thinking, it seems to be┬ásynonymous with cloud thinking and cloud sourcing now. But crowd … Continue reading

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Just another day at the office, part I

Back in the 1990’s in Kent Country Constabulary, part of the county ‘patch’ was some of the major ports in the country. One of the more controversial things which happen there is live animal exports, which are still going on. … Continue reading

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Get off my lawn!!!!

If you can picture the scene where Bill Crosby is making fun of old people and their intolerance for kids, and their new-fangled do-dad, well sometimes that is how I feel. Being old isn’t just the grey hair, I have … Continue reading

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Government paperwork

As we approach that most awful time of year, April 15th, National Stress Over Your Finances Day here on this side of the pond. I would like to take some time to reminisce how easy the Pay As You Earn … Continue reading

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Susan the Lucky Charm

So on this side of the pond, when I was a Police Officer in the small rural town of Monmouth , one night in 20__ I got called to provide a taxi service for a vulnerable person who needed to … Continue reading

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