Tag: rip-off

 

Abysmal service dealt with on TripAdvisor

In short don’t mess with The Captain’s time and money! And don’t expect him to just roll over, sulk and not return. See TripAdvisor report or not – it’s a very long one and contains extreme detail. Your cure for insomnia perhaps.

How you pay

I just got back from having my car’s MOT sorted. For those who don’t know what that means, Google is your friend (not me).  Right , so I look at the MOT certificate and find Reminder? What sort? Who’s providing and collecting money for this reminder? I’ll help you outRead More

Just like Nanice

We are afraid… Afraid to live in a chaotic world But who are we and what are we afraid of? Is it our Gods? Our mortality? Other people? Or are we afraid of our success and ourselves? Today you have a chance, as you did yesterday To release yourself fromRead More

Car tyre madness.

I have a recorded conversation with Kwik-fit head office, confirming that I am at liberty to publicise their policy of fitting of tyres brought by customers (not purchased at their outlets). Of course I intend to make comment about it – and you can imagine that I’m going to sayRead More

The exploitation of hope

The title for this blog just ‘hit me’ and I had to write this. So I put everything else on hold. At the outset, I need to say that I have nothing against ‘hope’ in itself. Our society and our achievements are based on aspirations. We had to have someRead More

Getting it wrong and right

This is about lots of things – spending money, getting things done, getting it right and when I’ve gotten them wrong. I’ll focus on some things that I’ve purchased over the years. I’ll start with so-called ‘computers’. It’s a funny term because some people have images in their minds ofRead More

Rip-off at a famous restaurant

Yesterday I went to a famous restaurant in my home town. It wasn’t very expensive – and in any case I chose to afford their prices. So, what’s the fuss this time – you’re probably wondering. That’s one wine glass with wine in it at extreme left (though you seeRead More

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