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Back to Wedding Planning.

Hello dear readers, 

If you’ve been with me for sometime you may remember my post about the stress of getting married and whatnot. Well, following that post we have now booked the registry office for : September 2014. 349 more words

In Trains, Planes and Automobiles..

and the movie of the same name, there’s no mention of the venerable bus.    And that’s, IMHO, a shame, being that I’m becoming intimately acquainted with them these days. 471 more words


Mayor's Budget Shortchanges Under-Educated DC Adults ... and Their Kids

“We have jobs and we have people,” says DC Appleseed’s Deputy Director. “But the education people have doesn’t fit the jobs available.” The real problem, however, as she goes on to suggest, is the education that many people don’t have. 749 more words

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Be careful what you wish for

Several days ago, I reacted to a column I read in The Gleaner by sending a response to the author and the newspaper’s editor. The author responded that he hoped the paper would publish my reply; I’ve not seen it, yet, and I am not worried about that. 844 more words

Trip budget: A Moroccan mini honeymoon

Normally I’d say my travel style is budget-luxe – I mainly keep to a budget but throw in a few touches of luxury. But when it came to planning my honeymoon, I decided that it would only be right to swap those two around for once.


How the 2014 Budget will change ISAs

In one of the most significant changes announced during George Osborne’s 2014 Budget, the rules governing ISAs will dramatically change in July of this year. Below, we break down exactly how the new rules will impact savers and allow you to shelter more from the taxman. 326 more words


Why I'm more intelligent than our current PM

I don’t claim to be a genius. I certainly don’t claim to be a political genius, although I do have the sense to remain a dedicated swinging voter. 1,059 more words