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The Power Company giveth , and the Vet Taketh away.

Swings and roundabouts, ups and downs, income and outgoings. Hubby and I are destined never to be rich, but things do have a way of balancing out. I had yet another email from the energy company today which had me … Continue reading

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I am one in thousands……..

853 thousand to be exact. This is the number of customers BG has lost since it announced its price increases in June, according to a headline in the media today. Oh, and I have received my refund which has been … Continue reading

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Life’s a Gas, part 2

Yep, the saga of our gas bill goes on, and you’ll like this. I have received yet another email from BG from yet another person dealing with my complaint. In the tone of tolerating an annoying child (or at least … Continue reading

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The Gas Bill follow up

I had a phone call from British Gas yesterday evening about my bill. It seemed the girl, who I’m afraid I couldn’t understand very well so didn’t catch her name, was somewhat confused that I sent a cheque for only … Continue reading

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Remember that gas bill?

In case you missed it, here is my post on the farce that was to part with £14.45. I have had an email from the complaints dept of British Gas apologising for their delay in response to my complaint. Would … Continue reading

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Want to pay? Well you can’t.

There are times when I despair, when the ‘Ah’ moment is not one of relief but one of blatant frustration. Such was today. Cast your minds back to pre-moving day and my courtesy call to the energy company to advise … Continue reading

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I’m not one to complain, but………..

If I am dissatisfied with a product I have purchased and I think it necessary, a letter and wrapper/details go off to the manufacturers. I am usually compensated with vouchers (or in the case of a lost letter in the … Continue reading

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Yo yos, Swings and See Saws.

       Or another way of saying trying to balance the books and keep our heads above water. I hate to admit it, but I’ve failed. There are just some things that have a way of getting away from … Continue reading

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Figuratively speaking

Always on the lookout for ways and means of saving money, I read with interest a headline “50 ways to save money in 2014” Being the hopeful gullible fool I obviously am, I clicked on the article, and the more … Continue reading

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Austerity Sucks

Things are looking bleak, and it’s not just the weather. Austerity measures have gone beyond endurance for many, and I for one am anxious for our future. I have always been a good money manager. This may have come from … Continue reading

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