Let the inept subsidise me

I'm a great fan of governments and companies making their money from voluntary, rather than compulsory, charges. The lottery is an excellent example. Another, outside of the government sphere, is personal banking. There are generally no charges for holding a UK current account or credit card, and you can usually get the kind of quality … Continue reading Let the inept subsidise me

Vicariously sporting

One of the things I like about my current house is that from my bedroom window if the wind's right, I can hear: * the crowd chants and tannoy from the football stadium; * the announcements from the mainline station. I'm not being sarky, either. London is great. (and welcome, Tim-readers. This site isn't entirely … Continue reading Vicariously sporting