The media has been recently flooded with campaigns and adverts all aimed towards reducing our waste and plastic consumption, and rightly so. With plastic production at its peak, millions of tonnes of single-use plastic items are being created and dumped. This is causing species numbers to decline, with turtles choking on plastic bags, dolphins dying from plastic rings, and many animals consuming the harmful products that end up in the ocean.
Everybody has off days—that's a fact. We can wake up in a bad mood, we can be feeling off all day, we cannot have the energy to do daily tasks, and we cannot be up to socialising with people. I'd even go as far as to say this is relatively normal—to have an off day—for it'd be impossible to stay 100 percent positive all the time.
I lost my Dad in 2011, and whilst it was and still is one of the hardest things to deal with, as the years go by you learn how to cope with your loss. You find it becomes easier to talk about them, about what happened, about the memories you have with them. With that being said, there are some moments that are just outright awkward (in an amusing way of course, once you begin to cope better...)
There are two well-known facts: British people like to drink, and British people have a tendency to be overly polite. ("Oh yes, sorry, can I just—sorry, do you mind if I just squeeze past? Sorry, yes thank you, cheers for that.") These two things, however, don't seem to combine. As soon as they walk into a pub, bar, or club all the politeness seems to be left at the door. So here are some things that really piss hospitality staff off, and why...