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Serious banking question

April 5th, 2014 · Comments Off on Serious banking question · Life

This is a serious question. I’m not trying to make a point about something, or make a joke or anything. It is something I noticed and don’t understand, and I don’t like not understanding stuff. When I do internet banking I can see the balance on my account, and then another figure for amount available. […]

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Hi Ho Silver Lining

August 8th, 2011 · Comments Off on Hi Ho Silver Lining · Life

They do say, whoever ‘they’ are, that every cloud has a silver lining and so it has turned out with Jayne’s little stay in hospital.  Overall it is not a good thing; she has pain, people sticking needles in her all the time, and all the other discomforts of hospital, while I have to drive […]

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Cheques and balances

September 9th, 2010 · Comments Off on Cheques and balances · Life

I got a nice cheque today.  OK, it is £400 less nice than it should be, but nice enough.  But what a pain. I actually detest getting cheques.  I would much rather have money transferred electronically, because I don’t work near a bank.  I could use up my entire lunch hour tomorrow and go into […]

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Bonus culture

February 26th, 2009 · 5 Comments · Work

I found out this week that I am to become part of the bonus culture that is being so heavily criticised.  Last year our company pay offer was split into two during negotiations with the union. As part of offering a lower percentage that we asked for, they added a proviso for a one-off payment […]

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