Monday, 19 June 2017

Tower of Babel...

I can't think of any commercial enterprise more regulated than the building industry. There are so many hurdles to jump with just about every item of a contract, so why on earth is it so difficult to point the finger at the sequence of events which eventually lets a builder on site to do the work.

The Client briefs the design team, they follow the rules, and the builder tenders for the work.

Eventually, it's job done, so it's not beyond the wit of man to realise that probably the architect and maybe the engineer needs good talking to.

Forget silly old berks like Corbyn and that idiot Lammy, trying to blame it all on someone in government and poke political fingers at all and sundry, it's the 'professionals' who are at fault.

I hope there are building inspectors and council officials having uncontrolled bowel movements everywhere, especially up in London.

8 comments:

The Jannie said...

Don't forget the council's perpetual get out of jail free card: The elected members have to rely on their officers' advice while the officers have to carry out the wishes of the elected members. It's a winner all round . . . .

rvi said...


Thanks to the PM's generosity with other people's money, I suspect we can expect a whole series of tower block fires now. After all, who wouldn't want to live free in a 5 star mansion in Kensington? Did you see that extremely dim Ali Baba African woman on the Sky papers today endorsing MoaDonnell's property grab? Pity that wet "moderator" female didn't have the nouse to say to her that without her compatriots flooding the country for the past 20 years there would not be a housing (or NHS) crisis in the first place!

I wonder if Jezza would win a new election now all the university students have buzzed off home to mater and pater's pad.

Thud said...

A tragedy such as this being used as a weapon by the usual suspects turns my stomach.My parents generation never wished to tear it all down etc after Aberfan.

A K Haart said...

I wish we could forget silly old berks like Corbyn, the man is a disgrace. Fortunately he is also a fool which may trip him up sooner or later.

Michael said...

Councils are usually full of stuffed shirts, and little else these days, Jannie.

They get voted in, piddle about and do not much else. We had a big representation about a horrendous planning proposal recently, where we turned up to support the objectors. The result was a pathetic dribbling nothingness from the whole lot, despite some fearful comment from the voters in the audience.

Michael said...

It'd be another Venezuela on Thames in no time at all if that silly old prat Crobryn gets a look in Reevers.

Luckily because his supporters are so doim and have a memory span the same as a twat, most of the happy days he felt he'd won have now disintegrated, so it'll be business as usual soon.

Kids voting? What with? Their dicks?

Michael said...

Good point Thud. The residents of Aberfan just knocked down the rest of the buildings, made it all into a small memorial garden, wanted others to keep away, and left it at that.

I did make a detour once just to see how they'd done it, and it is a place of rest that you'd never see if it wasn't on the map.

Great community there so I'm told.

Michael said...

Corbyn's already started making the same old mistakes Mr H.

Old fools, especially lefty old fools never really succeed, especially when their pensions are guaranteed when they fail.

What do they get? £3,550 pa for every year as an mp? Great pay for being a prat most of the time.