The moon setting on the blue earth atmosphere. Koichi Wakata
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Appearance: A red box of broken dreams and orphans’ tears.
Oh dear, I’m not going to like this, am I? Well, it depends – are you a pensioner?
No. Do you have a job?
I’m applying for lots of them. Do you have thousands of pounds in savings?
Course I bloody don’t. Then no, you’re not going to like it.
Ugh. Lay it on me. It’s a budget “for savers”, and people with savings tend to be old people. In fact, scratch that – given that times are hard all round, people with savings tend to be rich old people.
I’m amazed a Tory chancellor would only cater to the old and rich. Indeed. This budget is an absolute dream for pensioners.
#watermelon #coogee (at Tropicana)