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Thursday, 11 December 2014

Are you constantly blaming the wrong people?

Unfortunately, most folk don't look beyond their nose to apportion blame.

Immigration for example. It is totally unfair to blame Europeans coming here looking for work. Can you really blame them, especially since they are allowed by not only our almost entire Parliament, but by the EU Commissioners as well.

Take belonging to the EU for example. Don't be hoodwinked by the “great Common Market lie”! Why, when Edward Heath was interviewed on television – after the Common Market had morphed into the European Union – he was asked this question: “Did you know the Common Market was the forerunner to a political union”? His very words in answer was: Yes, of course I bloody did”!

Political Correctness? Not at the Tower of London!

Do not watch this if you are Politically Correct as you will be sorely offended.


William "Bill" Callaghan is a Yeoman Warder at HM Tower of London and became famous after this video was taken.  

His sarcastic and dry style is very unpolitically correct and jovially mocks everyone from the Royal Marines, French, Elderly and Hollywood actor Mel Gibson. 

You won't like: "History is nearly always written by the people who win. This explains all the empty pages in the French history books." if you are French, and Italians may be up in arms over one particular sentence!

But I thoroughly enjoyed it and don't mind hanging my colours to the mast!

Ampers.

Flawless Male Logic at its best ........

Woman:
Do you drink beer?

Man:
Yes

Woman:
How many beers a day?

Man:
Usually about 3

Woman:
How much do you pay per beer?

Man: 
£3

Woman:
And how long have you been drinking?

Man:
About 30 years, I suppose

Woman:
So a beer costs £3 and you have 3 beers a day which puts your spending each month at £270.

In one year, it would be approximately £3,240 correct?

Tuesday, 9 December 2014

A free website with no hidden gotchas

I have just built a website using Google Sites. It is at www.ampers.uk and took me only two hours to build the framework and a few of the initial pages. Naturally one expects it to take longer writing the material on the website, proof-reading it, and correcting it before loading it to the page.

However, for a seventy-five year old, a couple of hours is something to be proud of.

There could be a cost, however. I don't like the long Google Sites' name, so went to my domain holder at 123 Reg and purchased ampers.uk – .uk is a new domain head, and is shorter than .co.uk. I subscribe to the old marketing adage of K.I.S.S. (keep it simple, stupid). The shorter your name, the better.

The cost for my new name for two years? Circa £7.

Whilst we are talking about marketing, there is another adage I respect. The seven P's which are as follows:

Thursday, 27 November 2014

You don't have to be a bum. Get out of your comfort zone!

There are rich people and there are poor people. The poor people aren't stupid, they just haven't reached their true potential. They differ as Conservatives to Socialists. Those that say, “Yes, I can do it” and those that say, “No I can't possibly”.

One of the more debilitating reasons for not progressing is remaining in your “comfort zone”. Unless you stretch yourself and leave this zone, you will have very little chance of bettering yourself.

When I was in the army, right at the beginning, when we had to fill in huge questionnaires to see where our leanings were, I met this guy who was a dustman (now termed a refuse collector) in civvy street. After his questionnaire and tests, they sent him on a nine month electronics course. I kept in touch with him and found he travelled the world, repairing cypher machines at our embassies.

When I was a district surveyor (salesman) for Rentokil, I thought one of the servicemen, who put down the poisons to kill rats, mice and cockroaches, could do better for himself. So I took him under my wing and helped him learn about selling. He became a salesman, then went out to the Middle East and sold luxury yachts, then rose to become a sales manager, and finally married his long time girlfriend. A nice upper-class girl whose parents wouldn't entertain John but changed their mind when they saw how he had bettered himself.

Both these guys moved well out of their comfort zones. And, in doing so, became successful.

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

Labour has ruined British education, and the Tories have not rectified this monumental error!

My ideas on Education for Britain

A thought on our university education fees. But I'd like to talk about school education first.

Personally, I think that tax-payers should only have the responsibility of educating our children up to A Level - except in exceptional cases.

School

The idea of UKIP bringing back Grammar Schools is excellent. The old communist Soviet Union had a two track education where they gave priority to brighter children – so we should bring this up if the left get too excited.

Two other “new” methods should be terminated.

First of all I'd like to abolish entire exam papers being multiple choice. However, there is merit in having some multiple choice as it helps indicate where pupils have the knowledge but can't express it at their age.

The first half of the paper should be worth 75% and have normal questions. The last half would be only be worth 25%  and be multiple choice. Pupils could only pass if they had at least a modicum of ability to express themselves.

Saturday, 22 November 2014

A medium size charity where nobody gets a salary and everyone pays their own expenses.

I met a lovely lady by the name of Sue Dykes in London a few years ago. She had met her husband at university and married him and moved to South Africa.

Sue, my wife and I were chatting around a drink in a fashionable watering hole in Holborn and we learned that apart from bringing up two children, she worked for a charity in Johannesburg. What immediately interested me was that it is run by a score of ladies married to doctors, lawyers, bankers and, not only do they not take any salary from the charity, they do all the work themselves, so don't employ staff. In addition to this, they pay most of their expenses out of their own (or their husband's pockets). Here is a charity where all donations go direct to the “sharp end”! This intrigues me as it was at a time when I was researching all the huge salaries directors, of all the major British charities, were earning.

Many people think I am callous when I refuse to donate money to these huge conglomerates calling themselves charities. But I am not mean as I regularly send money to BHCC. I am perfectly happy to help people who cannot help themselves but am extremely uncomfortable paying for petrol to go into a director's Rolls Royce or Bentley.

Here's a little about the BHCC organisation:

BHCC stands for the “Baragwanath Hospital Comforts Committee”



Their opening statement on their website reads:
Patients at State hospitals and clinics in South Africa are typically destitute, malnourished, as well as being very sick or injured. Many are jobless, many are homeless, many have no loved-ones to provide the basic needs for them for a hospital stay or for a visit to the clinic.  
BHCC strives to provide for the needs of destitute inpatients and outpatients in the Greater Johannesburg area in the following ways.  
Hundreds of patients arrive daily at trauma facilities in Johannesburg hospitals. Thousands more are admitted for medical conditions and procedures. The State provides very cheap, or free, medical care. What it can't provide is more than the basic bed and treatment.  
Their opening statement on their website reads:Many, involved in serious accident, assaults or abuse, have their clothes cut off so doctors can clean them up and, in may cases, operate. BHCC can then supply them with replacement shoes and clothes collected from kind donors. 
Public hospitals are always working on the breadline and can only supply medicines and treatments, not the basic necessities. BHCC then move in with toothpaste and brushes, flannels, deodorants, and sometimes even towels. With over a hundred babies delivered daily with the mothers discharged between four and twelve hours, they often need baby goods and clothes which BHCC supply for the more needy ones. BHCC are often called upon to deliver occupational therapy aids, recovery aids, educational games and activities. 
We, in Britain, complain about waiting two or three hours for being processed through. Patients in the Baragwanath Hospital may have to leave home at dawn and by the time they are dealt with, it is well into the night. That is a long wait, especially as you can't leave your place in the queue for fear of losing it. BHCC come to the rescue here by supplying packed meals to ensure a full stomach so they can be fed before taking their medicines.

Friday, 21 November 2014

Text messaging by the elderly will have you in convulsions!

An elderly couple had just learned how to send text messages on their new cell phones.

The wife was a romantic and the husband was more of a no-nonsense guy.

One afternoon while shopping the wife decided to send her husband a romantic text message and she wrote:
"If you are sleeping, send me your dreams. If you are laughing, send me your smile. If you are eating, send me a bite. If you are drinking, send me a sip. If you are crying, send me your tears. I love you."
The husband texted back to her:
"I'm on the toilet. Please advise!
Ampers

Monday, 10 November 2014

How to make your home totally secure and your wife and children 100% safe for about £20

This came in from a friend in Yorkshire, all you need to do is to buy five flags!
I was fed up with being burgled every other day in my neighbourhood. So, I tore out my alarm system & de-registered from our local Neighbourhood Watch. 
I've planted a Pakistani flag in each corner of my front garden and a large Flag of ISIS in its centre.
Now, the Yorkshire police, the National Security Bureau, Scotland Yard, MI-5, MI-6, the CIA and every other intelligence service in Europe are all watching my house 24x7x365. 
My children are followed to school every day and my wife too, when she goes shopping. I'm followed to and from work every day.  So no one bothers me at all. 
I've never felt safer. 
All Thanks to Allah
Ampers.

Saturday, 8 November 2014

One song which always reminds me of England

I can't imagine any Englishman who loves this song ever voting for any party that doesn't have the best interests of our islands at heart. YouTube removed my first choice but this is even better for those who remember the spits.


Ampers.

Thursday, 6 November 2014

Young girls like this give me faith of Africa.

In a passionate talk the entrepreneur and TED Fellow, Fred Swaniker, looks at different generations of African leaders and imagines how to develop the leadership of the future. Here is just one of the examples he gave.
Laetitia.Laetitia's a young woman from Kenya who at the age of 13 had to drop out of school because her family couldn't afford to pay fees for her.  
So she started her own business rearing rabbits, which happen to be a delicacy in this part of Kenya that she's from. This business did so well that within a year, she was employing 15 women and was able to generate enough income that she was able to send herself to school, and through these women fund another 65 children to go to school.  
The profits that she generated, she used that to build a school, and today she educates 400 children in her community. And she's just turned 18.
If a young, barely a teenage girl, can do that, the sky is the limit for others to turn Africa into a thriving continent

Watch for yourself, it's well worth it.

Ampers

Tuesday, 4 November 2014

Religion – a terrible thing or a blessing but is atheism the answer?

As I grew up, I was brought up in an Afrikaans boarding School and we lived in the Afrikaans capital in the Cape Province (as it was in those days). So I was brought up as a God Fearing protestant in the “Dutch Religion – a terrible thing or a blessing?

I first started to question religion at the age of ten when our lovely black maid, who looked after me in the school holidays, wasn't allowed to enter the church to pray because of her colour.

When I came to England at 15, I studied the various types of religion and they all seemed to have one thing in common. They ruled their flock by fear and seemed to revel in wars. I came to the conclusion that I'd have no truck with that sort of God so I became an atheist.

As I grew older, I realised that there must be a power which rules the earth. Nature, for example, has so much order in it. It protects the species, it culls a specie if it overpopulates, and even tries to cull man by disease, wars and famine.

I then heard of Deism, and to me, this began to make sense. The Deism website states:

Friday, 24 October 2014

Have the socialists got their priorities right?

The number of underaged girls groomed and used for sex in Rotherham under the eyes of the Socialist Council there is roughly one thousand four hundred of these poor little girls.

The council and the police did nothing as the perpetrators were Muslim and they did nothing because of political correctness.

The socialists have been very quiet about this, as they have about Harriet Harman's connections to a paedophilia organisation which, in the past, she is alleged to approve of.

But they were not quiet about a humorous song put out by former Radio 1 disk jockey and UKIP member Mike Reid. This was sung with a fake Jamaican accent as how else do you sing a calypso? With a Yorkshire accent???

UKIP were immediately accused of being politically incorrect and of being racist.

So, according to labour, it is permissible in modern England to rape 1,400 underaged girls, but not to sing a calypso in a Jamaican accent.

Some people on Twitter have called these socialists ignorant. However, those who have are probably unaware of just how ignorant these socialists really are.

Saturday, 18 October 2014

Why immigrants should vote for the UK Independence Party (UKIP)

This blog may appear a little selfish but when you consider the facts you'll discover it is just common sense.

Let's take this in stages. First of all you are here and no doubt are wondering whether UKIP might repatriate you should they get into power. Apart from the fact they would be flying against the United Nations charter, they are not wicked people. They don't hate you. It is not your fault you have been allowed in. The more intelligent (the leadership and many ordinary members) hate the successive governments who have allowed this to happen. We do not hate our newcomers.

If you came here legally, you are entitled to make Britain your homIf you came here legally, you are entitled to make Britain your home.e. We will deal later with the politicians who have allowed this tiny island to be swamped with millions of people.

Those, however, who have cheated and are here illegally, will be sent back. There is nothing in the UN Charter to forbid this, and dishonesty should be treated firmly.

OK, you are now settled in Britain. Either a Tory Government or a Labour Government let you in. Why shouldn't you vote for the one who did, rather than UKIP?

Friday, 17 October 2014

National Health Service Waste

What would be wrong with the following?

Sack all the many tiers of NHS managers who do not actually work in hospitals, clinics or surgeries.

Directly under the Ministry of Health, have a small team with computers setting out, and paying money directly to hospitals, clinics or surgeries.

For working out the figures to pay these people, it should be strictly £x per doctor and £y per nurse. However, it should be high enough to also pay towards the buildings, ancillary staff, local management and all running costs. Therefore this team need not comprise more than a manager and five staff.

Monday, 13 October 2014

A most exciting political manifesto

The following statements represent highlights of UKIP's policy announcements as made at the Doncaster Conference. More detailed announcements will be made in the run up to the 2015 General Election.

What a UKIP Government will do


Protecting jobs and increasing prosperity

- We would review all legislation and regulations from the EU (3,600 new laws since 2010) and remove those which hamper British prosperity and competitiveness.

– We would negotiate a bespoke trade agreement with the EU to enable our businesses to continue trading to mutual advantage.

– UKIP would not seek to remain in the European Free Trade Area (EFTA) or European Economic Area (EEA) while those treaties maintain a principle of free movement of labour, which prevents the UK managing its own borders.

– We would reoccupy the UK’s vacant seat at the World Trade Organisation, ensuring that we continue to enjoy ‘most favoured nation’ status in trade with the EU, as is required under WTO rules.

Repairing the UK Economy 

Thursday, 9 October 2014

The Problem with Britain's political arena

One of the major problems is the EU. Not just because of open borders which is enabling the spread of Ebola into the EU, but because of the structure which makes over 75% of our laws. As every reader no doubt knows, the Liberal Democrats love being in the EU, but even their leader has admitted that over half our laws are made in the EU. This is the only way he could tone the amount down without actually lying. The figure is nearer 75%.

The problem also with the EU making our laws is, that MPs have 75% less work to do in the law making sector and have little better to do that working out more and more elaborate fiddles to steal from the hard working tax payer. And, we have seen from the Telegraph in the past, they are extremely proficient at that.

The Labour Party is supposed to be for the ordinary man, but more and more the elite clique of Labour MPs who, in the main, are extremely rich people, cannot understand the average voter.

The only thing that can save the UK is jobs in the private sector. More and more jobs are needed. Jobs in the public sector are paid with money obtained in taxes from workers in the private sector.

I often hear people claiming that people in the public sector also pay taxes. But do they? Yes, it's called tax but they are merely returning some of the private sector taxes back to the government.

Saturday, 4 October 2014

The Brits are bleddy marvelous - this is unbelievable.

Here is a recent body of a press release.

Come back Heath Robinson, we're 21st Century now. Follow the links to see just how "Heath Robinson" we are.
A British team, sponsored by the fastest database in the world, EXASOL, is taking a 3D printed rocket to space – the first time anything like this has been attempted. 
It will be launching later this year from the home of Virgin Galactic, Spaceport America. Their mission is to launch the space plane into the stratosphere at three times the cruising altitude of a transatlantic jet.

We invite you to meet the British team behind this audacious mission, in London on 10th October, and offer you the opportunity to see the rocket first-hand before it goes into space.

Do let us know if you’re interested in attending or in setting up other interviews. The mission has been ongoing for many years and will be a breakthrough in the amateur space race. 
You can find more images here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/registerparis/
I'll let you know more later.

Ampers


Saturday, 30 August 2014

Fear is a useful weapon to subject the meek and the less intelligent.

For example, take religion. Priests, Imams and Rabbis find fear a useful weapon in their armoury to keep their flock “on message”.

Examples include: You won't go to heaven, you will burn in hell, you won't qualify for your seventy-two virgins.
(Mind you, if you add up the hundreds of thousands of Muslims killed in the last 50 years and multiply that by 72, that's an awful lot of virgins. But I digress.)
Take politics. Labour telling their people, “Don't let the Tories in” and the Tories telling their voters “If you vote UKIP you'll get Labour”. And, Clegg telling his voters, “If you don't vote for me I'll cry!" Then, Nigel telling us, ”Vote for the others and you'll get a United States of Europe and no England”!

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Selling your Android mobile? Are you living dangerously?

Naturally, before you part with your mobile, you'll go into Settings/System/BackupAndReset to reset your phone so that it has had all the information, apps and passwords deleted.

However, if the new owner has hacking software, he can get all this sensitive information back from your phone, as easy as reciting “That stupid idiot” three times.

But there is a way to foil the hacker, safeguard your sensitive information and passwords, and feel safe.