Hurrah For Halfords

I need an MoT. Oh, no, that came out wrong. I don’t need an MoT, my car does. I cannot remember the last time I needed one of those, largely because I’ve never kept a car for longer than three years or I’ve leased them so that this admin was not my responsibility. But I’ve gone all sensible and I bought my car at the end of the last lease because it had such low mileage and only one careful lady owner. I’ve got a couple of busy weeks, this week and next, with much bigger fish to fry so […]

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No Way To Start 2010 – What’s Slipped Your Mind?

I sprang out of bed at 0815 this morning because I was expecting a tradesman, long appointed, at 0830.   I think its fair to assume, don’t you, that at 0830 on the first working day of 2010 I was, in fact, his first business appointment, his first customer of 2010? And he didnt show up.   So just before lunchtime I rang him and he said I had “slipped his mind”.   Since all he has to do in his business is show up and service clients, this is no way to start a new business year, no way to have happy […]

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