I don't really mind the hype and the outright verbal and visual mugging that we are all subjected to, because like some of my age group (42nd regiment, zimmer frame and deaf aid
repair unit), we can see through the smoke and mirrors generated by the advertising fraternity and it is only once a year...if you ignore Easter, Halloween, Guy Fawkes night and the many other national high days and holidays that self-generate the sudden frenzy of spend, spend media grabbing headlines and TV campaigns that is.
It was also ahead of its time installing a modern 'deaf aid
system' with earphones obtained free of charge at the kiosk.
"In the rest of the United Kingdom people were getting some kind of deaf aid
, and we weren't getting it here - now they are."
He told of how he found out he needed a deaf aid
one day, heartburn pills the next and was diagnosed with prostate cancer and Parkinson's disease the next.
All you have to do is use the free travel, have a sit down, a snooze or a read, and if you happen to wear a deaf aid
you can always turn it off to avoid the discussions.