The German weakness

The biggest one is wanting to equalise everything or make it the same.

One party, one uniform, all looking the same, the odd ones out.

Translate this to today, the EU suffered from laws about odd looking veggies or fruit and now it’s the turn of the iPhone charger, which is just different. Germans still don’t like different

Complaint up-held

Sense at last.

UK Visas & Immigration have decided to up-hold my complaint about treatment received via HM Government to do with the EU Citizenship procedure.

Despite being a fully signed up British Citizen, with a British passport since decades, HM Government kept on sending me letters about EU Settlement.

  1. They said that I need to apply for the EU Settlement scheme but if I gotten the letter by mistake just to ignore it.
  2. They then increased the pressure a notch by sending another letter, saying that the deadline to apply has now passed and I still didn’t apply. Now they said if I do not ring them within 28 days, I shall lose all my benefits in Briitain.

That really annoyed me.

I even thought it was a scam and asked ActionFraud and the Police, who both confirmed those letters are genuine.

I did ring HM Government and had to wait over 1 hour to get through, to explain old passport numbers and so on.

But, I also decided to make formal complaints about this and UK Visas and Immigration decided to up-hold my complaint because it is more than unreasonable to threaten a British Citizen for not complying with a procedure meant to be for EU Citizens.

So I got this nice email from UK Visas and Immigration with an apology 2 days ago.

A day out

It’s a day out for many families and individuals who just can’t do much travel or go anywhere. A day out demonstrating seems the perfect solution. And compliments of HM Government, people can just come out, hold demos, sit in streets and enjoy the day.

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A lot of young people and also older ones, find the theatrical appeal of going against the grain fascinating. Sitting in busy roads, stopping traffic, showing the government that all power lies in those who sit-in, gives a sense of purpose I suppose.

It also provides cash-strapped and bored families a way to spend the day, it costing nothing.

I compare that with the young Afghan mother who sits in the street with her child, complaining of a lack of food, water and money, waiting for a Taliban fighter to chose her as new mate.

I suppose it would be only the people rich enough and full fridges to afford the time to stop food deliveries, holding police from fighting criminals.

I don’t see such demos to stop crime, I want to see the same amount of people who waste working time to actually report crime and take part in their community, talking to their neighbours.

I don’t suppose it’s whole communities who turn out for the demos in London. It seems to be some individuals who do not know their neighbours where they live who come to demonstrate to connect with somebody.

Instead of connecting to their local communities they just go out into the streets, demonstrating against the very people who provide for their plentiful lifestyles.

I think people need to invest more into their local communities to stop crime and anti-social behaviour to develop to the extent as it has develop in counties like Afghanistan, Iran and Iraq.

It seems logical that the people organising such demos – to save the planet – do that with an agenda to keep our law enforcement busy looking after demos instead of fighting criminals.

That seems a circular equation.

Good old NHS

The whole threats from HM Government to withdraw benefits from British Citizens who come from European countries can easily be circumvented in respect of NHS treatment.

Not for the NHS Covid App but for the main NHS App, you need to upload your passport to be accepted onto the platform. That is ample proof of citizenship. So the NHS cannot withhold treatment on the basis of notices that you are not British, if you up-loaded a valid British passport.

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I am currently contacting service providers and also send a copy of my British passport to them in case they get notice from HM Government to stop services, despite all the phone calls.

There is no excuse for this. What government cannot keep their records up-to-date?

Or is it that somebody who has a strong hate for all Europeans, has meddled with the data and destroyed it? It really reeks of hate of Europeans and trying to make their life hard.

Britain has a not so proud tradition of racism towards migrants. The European example shows it has nothing to do with colour.

Just wonder what will happen to the new immigrants from Afghanistan in a few years times. Make sure you keep your paperwork and old passports.

Not so revolutionary

Just saw this very interesting statistic on BBC, which show that the percentage of money we used on food sank from 65 – 28%. We would have cooked all our own food and lived healthily. Now we almost live solely on highly processed food with higher obesity and worsening health.

In my view that is also a considerable reason why we have climate change.

So why do I know that Extinction Rebellion are lip service show people? Because they do not have a concept of cooking fresh food. They merely provide processed food to have enough time to demonstrate. I can see it from their weekend program, cooking has no place, only ‘food’ is mentioned. Not worth getting out for.

The truly organic lifestyle evolved around 100% self-sustaining food production.

XR are just creating possibilities for people to meet, as demonstrations are the new lifestyle, a fashion.

There is nothing rebellious about X-R, they are conformist fashion icons.

Sheer insanity

There is absolutely no rational explanation why HM Government should send me letters threatening me with my immigration status when I reside at my current address since over 30 years and had at least 3 British passports since I live in the United Kingdom, London to be exact.

It occurred to me that the letters could be scamming but ActionFraud says they are genuine.

So why would the government threaten British Citizens?

There could be a few explnations.

  • Checking whether people live where they say they live to make savings
  • Cruelty
  • Stupidity
  • Sexism (I am an independent woman not married to a British man nor in any relationship). Though I have a lot of grandchildren.
  • Racism (my name sounds foreign, to British aristocrats. Perhaps they set their criteria to create mailshots to European sounding names).

The problem with government mailshots is that they reach millions of people literally and cost a lot of money to run. I did receive the same letter not once but twice.

Yet when I contacted Citizens Advice about this, they say they have not heard of such a case before.

Perhaps there is a slight chance that I am the victim of some individual research without my knowledge of being selected.

Both letters posted on 9. August 2021. The first one reached me on 18. August, the second one reached me on 21. August.

That just shows that the mail delivery companies take quite a lot of time to deliver letters and not all at the same speed.

But what is apparent, is that governments always love to create underdogs and not so perfect people who need either be punished or be locked up.

I have a completely unblemished record (in criminal terms) and there is nothing that could be held against me, yet, the government is creating a situation where they can investigate, question and accuse, potentially.

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If I think I passed very stringent advanced disclosure checks for my previous post as passenger service agent at London City Airport, now the government denies knowledge that I am even British.

No wonder we have a Monster Raving Loony party. That’s all you can vote for, is insanity.

Wonder what rational explanation the Home Office will come up with when they reply to my complaint sent to them via their communications system. Not long ago, I sat in a conference with Kit Malthouse.

28 days to ring HM Government

I just wrote to the Home Office, because apparently the British nationality card is played by some government department to make threats cutting off benefits and entitlements, if one doesn’t ring them within 28 days.

See my previous post, where I actually did ring them, to be told that I get an update in the post.

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It seems a rather expensive tactic from the government’s side to remove all benefits and entitlements because someone doesn’t ring them within 28 days. Considering that people have to wait over 1 hour to be spoken to. The average working person could neither afford nor wait that long to speak to someone in working hours. What if someone is ill and can’t ring? What if someone hasn’t got the money to ring?

So I wonder what game HM Government is playing on people.

Just imagine what would happen if countless immigrants from Europe. who hold British passports, suddenly get all health care, other benefits removed because they did not ring a government line within 28 of a date of a letter when these people hold valid British passports!!!

That would cost councils, individuals and other service providers a lot of money to deal with the backlash of such actions.

Just imagine if landlords then remove all housing benefit entitlements, doctors refuse treating patients because someone in HM government refuses to accept the validity of a British passport because somebody didn’t ring them within 28 days.

This is the most ridiculous tactic a government possibly can use to sort out affairs.

Anybody being withdrawn benefits, would appeal against that, meaning that both sides would have to seek legal advice, cases would go to courts and keep the judicial process busy.

It’s more than ridiculous to do something like that and it is highly discriminating against immigrants from Europe who already have British passports, to threaten them again because they came from Europe.

I’ve been in contact with Citizen’s Advice yesterday, who never heard of anything like that happening before.

I spoke to ActionFraud to ascertain whether those HM Government letters are genuine, who they believe they are.

So I now emailed the Home Office to ask why British Citizens have to undergo extra scrutiny just because they come from Europe.

There is a pattern emerging that Britain treats all immigrants shabby, regardless whether it’s Windrush or Europe.

I have now made not only one but two official complaints

  1. Home Office
  2. Immigration service.

An hour’s wait for home

Today I spent more than an hour waiting to be connected to the Home Office helpline, specially for those who have received EU settlement scheme letters in error.

Finally, after being patient for over an hour, the agent from HO came on the line.

Had to answer questions about NIS number, when entered Britain, old passport number, receipt of benefits, new passport number, email address, phone. Whether I changed my name recently.

I once was a Taylor when I was married but changed my name back to my European sounding maiden name after my divorce.

Quite amazing that someone can have a British passport for decades and the Home Office still have not got that on record or question the validity of the ID with such queries.

Just because of the sound of a name? Did someone clone my ID?

Well I sorted this today. Will get an up-dated letter soon. The letter asked me to ring within 28 days of receipt. What if I had not waited for over an hour to speak to an agent? What would have happened after 28 days?

It’s an utter disgrace that the Home Office pretends not to know who has a British passport. The letter seems to be genuine and only gives people the option to ring a number if they already hold a British passport, so they can up-date their records.

That seems really cynical to threaten immigrants from Europe that all their benefits will get cut off unless they ring this number within 28 days and then let you wait for over an hour to answer your call.

I think this is more racist than anything else. The Home Office can’t possible make us belief that they do not know whose been issued with British passports?

WTW

Short for What Three words. A very interesting app, which divides the whole planet into 3 meter squares. so you can find places in the most remote areas, even on mountains, forest or deserts. Quite not sure what would happen if for example an earth quake would open gaps and enlarge the Earth’s circumference. Would extra squares be created automatically?

Very remote

There is already research available to show that the earths’ crust is warping due to glaziers melting.

Code Red

Today is all full of climate change and how we need to lower our carbon foot print. Yet, China re-opens coal mines, which cause a lot of carbon foot print.

Shouldn’t there be an international law that it is not allowed to re-open coal mines. So far it’s all talk the changes we are supposed to be making.

Whilst Greeks put out the fires, they already dream of tourist planes filling the sky, regardless of the type of fuel they are using.

As it happens, armies happily intervene when human life is at threat by genocides but they do not intervene when a country uses coal mines again or cuts down all of their rain forest.

Obviously environmental endangerment should be a crime against humanity.

It’s laughable that we lament about climate change, plant trees in our own small nation but then give all the industrial contracts to China, which has no choice but to re-open coalmines to fulfil them.

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