Get your parcels off

Dec 03, 2011 Comments Off on Get your parcels off by

This year more so than ever, your family and friends will really appreciate that special parcel, hamper or letter which you send as a christmas greeting/gift. To beat the Christmas rush Make sure you get your Xmas parcels signed, sealed and delivered in time for Christmas day. Standard parcels should be posted by Wednesday 14th […]

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A Christmas Bonus for consumers

Oct 09, 2011 Comments Off on A Christmas Bonus for consumers

A little bit of good cheer Many retailers and businesses are at last beginning to realise that consumers have less money to spend and are being very selective with their purchases. The Christmas period which is usually a bumper bonanza for retailers, will be a testing time for supermarkets, department stores, toy sellers and consumer […]

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Boxing Day

Jan 17, 2011 Comments Off on Boxing Day

The exact meaning of the term “boxing” in Boxing Day is uncertain. There are several competing theories, none of which is authoritative. The Boxing Day tradition has long included giving money and other gifts to those who were needy and in service positions. The European tradition dates back to the Middle Ages, but the exact […]

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The Christmas heating debacle

Jan 07, 2011 2 Comments

During the coldest winter recorded since 1890 in the UK, my gas boiler broke down.  It was Christmas Eve and the Gas people were ‘Very sorry about my predicament but powerless to do anything for 7-10 days, and because many people had similar problems, they were unable to respond as fast as they would like’.  […]

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The perfect Christmas gift

Dec 14, 2010 4 Comments

Finding the perfect Christmas gift is like finding a needle in a haystack. You haven’t got much time left, so get searching. You have to either go for something which begins with an i or be resourceful. If the recipient is someone ‘dear to your heart’ then your gift has to compete with all the […]

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