50 Years - A Long Road?
Fifty Years of Progress – The Monday Moan

28 September 1968. What happened? See photograph below. I met Judy when I started work at Midland Bank, Kidderminster. She was the manager’s secretary and my ambition showed at an early stage.…

Pseudoscience – Tony’s Monday Moan

Pseudoscience, mumbo-jumbo, claptrap, old-fashioned nonsense? What’s Tony moaning about this week? My pal Rupert is a former consultant gynaecologist. He is spending some of his retirement years thinking about the conundrums of…

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The Ageing Population

You are in the majority. That is if you are aged over 65. I will explain the importance of this statement shortly.  Some good news though. The latest life expectancy tables show…

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Tax Avoidance – Tony’s Monday Moan

Here is an insult to your integrity. The following statement was made recently by a HM Revenue & Customs spokesman: Everyone must pay their fair share of tax, regardless of wealth and…

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Become a Millionaire – The Monday Moan

YOU can become a millionaire. I reveal ‘How’ below. Sir Gareth Southgate? An article in ‘The Times’ saying that the HM Revenue and Customs is now vetting nominees for honours prompted this…

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Music and Sport – The Monday Moan

Are you emotional? Classic FM listeners have been voting on the top ten most popular pieces of sporting classical music. Their presenter, Karthi Gnanasegaram, said that classical music and the biggest sporting…

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What Makes YOU Laugh? – Tony’s Anti Monday Moan

Tony seems to spend half us life moaning meldrewesquely about something or other!  Today marks a sea-change though as he asks what makes you laugh? Q. What is the best time of…

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Food Intake and Weight Control – The Monday Moan

My pal Richard lives on his weighing scales.  Every morning he stands on the platform and registers the reading. This has consequences because we go to rugby matches together.  If, on the…

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A Man Called Boris – Tony’s Monday Moan

It’s SUMMER QUIZ time. Hidden in the completely fictional story about a politician called Boris are the titles of three classic films. Can you spot them? The Politician who thought he was…

Marriage – Tony’s Monday Moan

This week Tony is having a good old moan about marriage and relationships … “This Moan is about a ten-point marriage survival kit. “Husbands are like fire. They go out when unattended”…

The Monday Moan

blah blahTony loves a good moan.  He particularly likes a Monday Moan!

The Monday Moan section is where people over 50 have a rant about something that’s really bugging them! Their bugbears could be your bugbears. Who knows?

Tony Drury is our biggest moaner. Tony’s always got something to moan and rant about as you can see. From cyclists taking over the roads to our litigious society. From Australian cricketers to Russian oligarchs – you name it – Tony can moan about it!