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Hmm…do not want to go on for an absolute age on this one but…

I bought these, so-called, hiking shoes by Hi-Tec.

If you look at the soles you will note that on the ball of the foot the knobbly black bits are nearly flat completely over a large section. 381 more words

Rip-Off Britain Tests Mosquito Repellents

There is a new series of consumer show Rip-Off Britain: Holidays, protecting and advising holiday makers on pitfalls to avoid.

In the first programme… 53 more words



Well here is that video I referred to in the last post.

Leaving PC World a big white and fairly new unmarked van pulled up and started wheeling white goods right through PC World’s front door?! 197 more words

Phallic Frigg Day and the Rise of the Power Tools

It’s Friday and on Friday mornings I receive digital copies of ‘Building‘ and Estates Gazette‘ magazines. I usually post the issue covers on… 600 more words


Wanna deal, matey?

Well I dunno – it’s all got a bit Barra-Boy spivs smoking tiny cig-ends leaning against lamp posts in the swirling fog.

What is? The process of buying stuff you HAVE TO BUY, here in the UK. 319 more words


I know that people should be allowed to make money in a free market led society, but .........

Saw a band play at the Aylesbury Civic Centre a fair few years ago. Just starting out then – Jangling guitar riffs, shirts buttoned up to the neck, floppy fringes masking scowls and bum fluff tashes. 230 more words


Let's Play ...

I had just finished watching a fascinating (and gripping) battle between 40 BARRS and C-ASH in QOTR, when Kit Bisto sauntered into the Library. “Guess who I am.” 214 more words