The ‘rip-off’ world of product redundancy- how we consumers are all being stuffed?

Some older members of the population will remember the now long forgotten said to be “the good old days”, when things ‘were built to last’, and everything that broke could be mended, so keeping them running as long as possible, and we all knew a bloke who could do it for a few bob, eh? […]

UK Supermarkets – love them or hate them?

  Well the big supermarkets in BRITAIN are certainly in the mire aren’t they? The big four chains of Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Asda and Morrisons’ market shares are dropping like a stone, In the past year we have seen market leader Tesco crash & burn, haven’t we? We have seen also the other big operators traumatised […]

Short code mobile phone telephone number 41117

Alas, one of the family has started to receive text news alerts on a mobile, despite not having subscribed to any such (or other) service. It isn’t clear yet what charges are being made to the phone account, but they will not be accepted! It appears to be some sort of scam, but if so […]