Everything wrong with ’boutique hotels’

October 27, 2017 Matt Thornton 0

“Jolyon’s at No.10” in Cardiff is everything that’s wrong with ’boutique hotels’. There, I’ve said it. Apologies if this sounds like a splenetic, unwarranted rant… and, honestly, it’s not aimed directly at Jolyon’s… the stay itself was fine (other than a few issues as noted later) and the staff were […]

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Define irony

September 10, 2009 Matt Thornton 1

I’m an avid recycler. In fact, I now actually cringe if I have to put a glass, plastic bottle or tin can in the regular trash. I go so far as to take my recyclable rubbish with me if I’m not able to recycle it there on the spot. I […]

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Nothing changes

February 11, 2009 Matt Thornton 0

It seems I’ve always been an angry man. I recently received several copies of the same stupid damn email. You will have seen it, it’s the “Bill Gates is going to give you some money for forwarding this email” bullshit. Here’s a sample.. Title: PLLLLEEEAAASSSSEEE REEEAAADDD! IT WAS ON GOOD […]