Ouch.! £60 fine in the post today from Parking Eye for a visit to the Park Inn. I left my car for…

Ouch.! £60 fine in the post today from Parking Eye for a visit to the Park Inn. I left my car for a little over two hours for a full valet (it really did need it). I assumed you did not have to do anything parking wise if you simply left it with those guys. They were fairly busy and said they would need it for at least an hour.No receipt do no proof. I thought about appealing but that would probably take me past a payment discount deadline an expose me to the standard £100 fine. Not a happy bunny. Read more […]

Laundry lid

I have just bought an iPhone 4S, not because I was unhappy with my 3GS in any way but because my other half needed to replace her faulty 3GS and the most cost effective way of doing this was to buy a new phone through work with a substantial discount and corporate pricing. As expected, the phone does everything the old phone did but just a little bit faster in a way that does not matter much. The exception is the difference in camera quality, the new phone having far superior capabilities. Given Read more […]

don’t forget the discount

I indulged my youngest daughter (just shy of 16) in a little retail therapy today in the rainy delights of Shrewsbury. We found a small boutique shop in one of the covered centres and she and her mother quickly picked out a couple of suitable dresses. The shopkeeper offered my wife a discount on one of the dresses even before she asked, so he was obviously keen to make a sale. My wife spent some time checking the dresses over to make sure that they were well made for their price range (years running Read more […]