Can we talk about Black Friday?

I like a discount as much as the next person, but I have to admit that Black Friday in the UK has me feeling increasingly conflicted. This is for a number of reasons, some of them cultural, and others to do with the feeding frenzy around deals that sometimes turn out to be relatively poor […]

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Using Ziffit to declutter and make money

Many of us have unwanted clutter in our homes, and much of it can be sold to make some money at the same time as clearing some space. I sometimes sell unwanted books, DVDs and games etc on auction sites, although these don’t always result in a good sale and fees and postage can eat […]

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Review of Nuu Mobile A1 and X4 phones

I’ve recently had the chance to review two of the new Nuu Mobile handsets that are now available the UK, namely their A1 budget offering and the higher-spec X4. These are both conveniently sold unlocked, allowing you to pick any mobile provider that you like – or that’s offering the most attractive deal. Let’s start […]

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Surviving building work and no bathroom…

If you’re wondering why I’ve been a little quiet for a few days, it’s because we’re having some more building work done. Yes, I’m sure it will all be lovely when it’s finished, as everyone seems to say, but meanwhile it’s been going on for nearly a fortnight and we’ve had no bathroom for over […]

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