Categories: "Common sense"

Blackpool pleasure beach rip off

Sprog2 (under two years old), mum and dad, thought we would have a look at Blackpool pleasure beach this afternoon. We looked at it, from outside, that was it. It was mid afternoon, we were greeted by a Blackpool pleasure beach "ambassador" - a 16 year… more »

Company fail - Churchill car insurance

Churchill car insurance take a bow, you are the latest company to fail when trying to sort out a customer account. To put it bluntly, you just don't get it! Simple issue, car insurance renewal, big increase (to be expected from all companies), on the… more »

Retailers get your clothing and shoe sizes in order!

Clothing sizes
Is there any point to having clothing sizes?
The whole purpose of having a scale for clothing and shoes is to make things easier for shops/stores and customers to select goods to purchase. When I buy a 16 inch collared shirt, wether it be from Burtons or Asda, the collar should be 16 inches. If I… more »

Dad diary - The terrible twos, barriers and digging out footings...

As is our luck, it seems with sprog2, we have hit the "terrible twos." Previously we have seen the odd tantrum, the odd comical bottle/cup throwing in the face, the screaming abdabs over a pencil or random piece of paper that was being stuffed in the… more »

Saving energy and water costs you more money... why?

Fact: Saving energy and water costs you more money. I want to save energy, the more I save energy and change the way we do things in our house, the more I find that I am paying more money out of my pocket! There are those that say, yes the initial… more »