Categories: "In real life"

Actual loss or penalty charge?

"Actual loss" is a gauge for determining whether or not the fees, charges, termination costs or administration fees (and many more charges dressed up with fancy names) are what your personal circumstances have done to cause a loss to a business where a… more »

Energy saving fight back - Washing clothes

Saving money on doing the laundry every week in theory, should be easy. As part of our home's energy saving fightback [in which we look at everything we do from week to week] applying the simple process of breaking down each cost the savings appear… more »

How do you justify this - British Gas, Energy saving trust, DECC and OFGEM?

I'll keep it simple, so that staff from the aforementioned companies and state bodies can understand it. We installed complete double glazing, including all our doors - we used more units of gas We fitted cavity wall insulation - we used more units of… more »

The energy saving fight back has started...

multi fuel burner
Saving on energy bills with a multi fuel burner
For theƂ draining of household finances, there is no bigger burden [that I am aware of] than that of the energy companies. The examples of mis-selling, mis representation and often blatant untruths are out there for all to see. Is there any other… more »

Dad diary: Baby routines, british traditions and a pile of other stuff...

It has been quite a while since I posted my stuff, but I have been very very busy and nipping on to the site every other day to check that it is still here. Baby routines? Sprog2 is no longer a baby really, at just over two years old, she's growing in… more »