Rock Reef activities on Bournemouth pier is aimed at thrill-seekers. They publish a flyer aimed predominantly at a young market. Their flyer mixes metric and imperial units in many places and even does this in the same sentence.Continue reading “Rock Reef activities flyer muddle”
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”
The return of imperial units is part of a wider range of symbolic changes that are coming as a result of Brexit.Continue reading “Imperial return is part of Brexit symbolism”
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”
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”
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”
Over the weekend, various news items announced (again) that it was the Government’s intention for us to return to the use of imperial units.
Metric Views marks the opening to the general public of London’s Elizabeth line, formerly known as Crossrail, with a few statistics.Continue reading “Elizabeth Line in figures”