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The hardest way to make an easy living

Song and Album by Mike ‘The Streets’ Skinner – one of my literary idols.

I am gonna spend a few days in London, but because Easyjet’s booking website was hacked, I decided to get a cross-ferry coach to Glasgow and get a train from Glasgow to London. 208 more words

Ecco Shoes Rip-Off Continues

Followers of this blog may recall my post 2 years ago concerning quality problems with expensive shoes made by Danish manufacturer Ecco.

Unfortunately I bought 4 pairs of premium priced shoes before I realised that the soles fall apart if you don’t wear them regularly. 169 more words


Healthcare Decisions...

It’s something we never really think of talking about. No one ever wants to admit that one day we might not be able to make our own decisions anymore and that we will need someone to be trusted with them on our behalf. 390 more words


Rip-Off Britain?

Amazing fact:

Cost of 1 minute mobile phone call from Malaysia to UK landline using Hotlink (Malaysian mobile company): £0.02 (RM0.12).

Cost of 1 minute phone call from UK mobile to Malaysia landline using BT Mobile: … 25 more words


You Switch - you lose - eventually.

YOU-SWITCH TV ad’s April 16.

Phil Glenister, (chosen doubtless for his forthright/no-nonsense/pseudo-tough/everyman image) tells us he’s fed up with the public complaining¬†about their energy prices. 162 more words


Not so 'sure ....

After just receiving my renewal premium from my Contents Insurers, I happened to notice that since last year it has been hiked up by almost Eighty Pounds, Fifty Pounds the year previous and another Fifty before that, so, I contacted their *hotline*, which actually cost me to call them, and requested a review, the reason and why. 303 more words