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Saturday Matinees for Sophie

I must be in the midst of a substantial sock phase because I cannot seem to stop knitting socks! And making plans to knit more socks. 280 more words


Andy's G-Rated Socks

I recently finished my husband’s second pair of knit socks, and I’m thrilled with how they turned out. Firstly, he desired a great fit, so I tailored these to stretch around his big, wide feet with the perfect amount of negative ease. 295 more words


FOI publishes inducements/gifts & hospitality data (in unhelpful format)

An FOI request for the inducements/gifts & hospitality data has produced a response from FOS.  It is available in two formats…HTML which is almost useless to ordinary people trying to read the response, and… 76 more words


Pensions ombudsman backs up earlier ruling which conflicted with FOS decision

Some time ago the FOS and pensions ombudsman took opposite views on a case regarding the responsibilities of SIPP providers and due diligence regarding the clients’ investments in the SIPP.   96 more words


FOS declines to publish details of JR course for ombudsmen, and takes 7 weeks to explain why !

This is a shabby FOI response from FOS who took weeks to deal with this issue.   They could have immediately replied along the lines of “Section 36 exempt” but instead they tried to avoid the real answer by saying the question was exempt due to FOI cost and time limits. 497 more words


Still Here, Still Weird

It’s been a while….cough.  I’ve been busy.  How have you been?

Reappearing here at the blog after an absence always feels a bit like running into an ex on the street or that friend you’ve been “meaning to call”, but haven’t.   370 more words


FO Friday: May Cardigan

When I cast on Bristol Ivy’s May Cardigan at the beginning of April, my hope was that I’d be able to wear it to Maryland Sheep and Wool.   871 more words