Interesting because we bought one of these sets from an antique fair many years ago, attracted by the name. Our name has often been spelt both ways, indeed my father changed to the version without an ‘e’ later in his short life. Colclough Bone China - A Potted History: "Colclough Bone China - History … Continue reading Colclough Bone China – A Potted History
Suddenly lost sound on Youview channels, Freeview on TV is fine, did all the usual troubleshooting, check cables, reboot etc Now with BT watch this space. Update #1 Got back from the dentist to find the sound working. Thought I’d ring BT to tell them save them wasting any more time. Not sure they really … Continue reading BT Youview
Some stores have started Black Friday sales already. A NOW TV box with a 4 month entertainment voucher is £19.99 from Argos, half price. Usual price for the package is £7.99 a month, in addition there was a £5.49 film voucher in the box. Discovering with varying degrees of pleasure; Camping, The Rebel and Bull.
Pleasant surprise today. Letter about a month ago saying we’d underpaid income tax. Letter sent raising a complaint as it was due to a non requested refund, mid year, when a tax code changed. Fully expecting to have to pay it, but their website did say if they make a mistake they can waive the … Continue reading If you don’t ask…
Have used links from Money Savings Expert to get two pairs of glasses for £15 or less, note these do not have to be the same prescription. They are great for general reading or distance, also paid a bit more for tinted ones which are ideal for driving if you have a need for glasses … Continue reading Glasses Direct
Earlier this year we decided to have a smart meter installed. Yes I’d heard all the horror stories and yes I knew it wouldn’t be compatible if we changed supplier, but we intended staying with our supplier, British Gas, for the foreseeable future. An installer attended. We didn’t know he was also going to look … Continue reading Smart Meters