Rants and Raves

A quick roundup…

Posted by on December 5, 2012 at 9:48 pm

It has been a while since I blogged, and that’s mostly because I am pretty busy with all manner of stuff. Much of it you might well consider to be not exactly ‘essential’, but that is beside the point. So here’s some thoughts in a nutshell of sorts… Loving right now… The new ‘Hot Chocolate […]

When it isn’t possible to save money after all…

Posted by on June 6, 2012 at 8:33 pm

I was bemused reading the FSB (Federation of Small Businesses) latest magazine. In it was a feature highlighting the impact of the postal charge rises, which are without doubt severe and make it really rather expensive to post items, especially given the insane pricing in proportion madness. However I have the distinct feeling someone at […]

A lesson in stupid Customer Service from TomTom

Posted by on October 23, 2011 at 1:21 pm

Recently my TomTom SatNav device decided it didn’t want to play anymore. It had been acting up for a while, so it wasn’t exactly unexpected. I had gotten used to it refusing to work on battery at all [it isn’t an old device, less than 6 months old], but then the Live Services stopped working […]