Category Archives: Economy

Say What?

Back home, it’s a bit of a cliché that come Christmas time, the speed cameras come out in force to pay for the bonuses of the traffic police. I don’t know whether there’s any truth in that, but the general … Continue reading

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Getting the most from Online Shopping

This is a story of unrequited postage. But first a little bit of background, for those unfamiliar with the UK postal system. Post codes here are rather complex, and go down to street level. Unlike in South Africa, where a … Continue reading

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Down in the dumps

Something struck us rather shortly after our arrival here. And that’s the effect of the global recession. While in South Africa, the impact was noticeable, it was rather distant. It happened to other people – exporters, textile manufacturers, and a … Continue reading

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