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Banknotes got lost/stolen in the post?

Posted on Wednesday 30th May 2012

I have been collecting banknotes for quite a some time now. I mostly collect the English/British banknotes, but after I went to the Far East in April this year, I have started to collect banknotes from Hong Kong too.

Just like many other collectors, I search everywhere to find some decent banknotes. Without a doubt eBay is the most popular and easiest place to get some banknotes. If I was lucky enough, I could find some good bargains on eBay too. Anyway, rather me talking about how I found my banknotes, I think it would be more interesting to talk about how I lost my banknotes in the post! …read more

Halifax Clarity credit card… it’s a real waste of time to apply!

Posted on Monday 2nd April 2012

After reading some positive comments from Martin Lewis on his site about the Halifax Clarity credit card, I decided to go ahead applying for one.

I logged in to the Halifax website and completed an online application on Monday evening 19 March 2012. After I submitted the application form, a message came up and said I would be contacted by Halifax in the next 5-10 days. …read more

TK Maxx’s inconsistent price structure policy

Posted on Thursday 29th March 2012

Just thought it’s worth to bring this up here to share…

I went to a TK Maxx store in Warrington on Saturday (24 Mar) to look for some travelling accessories. I found two Samsonite luggage straps in this store being sold at £4.99 (RRP £9.99). I thought that was a very good price (50% off from the RRP), so I bought them then. …read more

Diamond Jubilee Edition Stamps

Posted on Monday 6th February 2012

Today marks the Diamond Jubilee, 60 years since Queen Elizabeth II acceded to the throne on the death of her father, King George VI. …read more