Blight on marine life education

Following on from the story of the Rock Reef flyer last week, we look at the chaotic use of mixed measurements at an educational attraction, in stark contrast to the metric education that youngsters get in school.

Continue reading “Blight on marine life education”

Household items and litre measurements

Here is a simple method to find the litre capacity of household items you want to replace when you have lost all sources of information about their capacity. This method demonstrates a clear and simple relationship between centimetres and litres.

Continue reading “Household items and litre measurements”

How to respond to imperial-only measurement proposals

The Government has published its “Choice on units of measurement: markings and sales” consultation document about their plans to remove the requirement for traders to show the metric equivalent alongside imperial units.

Continue reading “How to respond to imperial-only measurement proposals”

Taking us back to the 1970’s

There are a number of similar phenomena between our post-COVID times and the 1970’s. One of them is the Government proposing to allow traders to sell using imperial-only again, forcing customers to once again have to resort to conversion calculations to compare prices.

Continue reading “Taking us back to the 1970’s”

Anti-imperial petition tops 1600 signatures

A popular anti-imperial petition on the official parliamentary petitions website has attracted a large number of signatures and is still growing fast. It opposes the Government’s recent imperial-only measurements proposals for trade.

Continue reading “Anti-imperial petition tops 1600 signatures”