Tag Archives: rip off

I’m going to shock you now…………

I am Keeper of the Purse Strings, Queen of the Budget, and know a rip off when I see one. Well, it wasn’t me, but Hubby. You may remember in this post I was pleased that we’d been able to … Continue reading

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I is for Incensed and Insurance

I don’t think there is anything that cannot be insured, and even if there was, somebody would find a way round it to take it on AND MAKE MONEY. Obviously in the UK we have to have the important things … Continue reading

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F, G and H is for……………..

Another combination one this, involving a Four poster bed at a Grand Hotel. It was Christmas either 1993 or 1994 (we were married and didn’t have a dog as we were able to do things like have unplanned holidays or … Continue reading

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Bah, Humbug

Alastair Sim will always be Scrooge to me. The film of the same name was made in 1951, so a few years before I was born, but his portrayal of the miser is infamous and by far the best character … Continue reading

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