Many of the things about Howard Fisher you were always afraid to ask – from my picture archive now going back to a Swiss holiday in 1970 up to more recent holidays and a few interesting snippets from in between.
You’ll find comments and grumbles (OK, mostly grumbles) on everyday life in the blog, favourite recipes gathered over the years, holiday snapshots and an archive of pictures dating back over 60 years.
Plus some personal items – pictures given to me on my 40th and updated on my 60th and a history of where I’ve lived.
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you can see all the old content here
I thought I’d document my recent experience of getting a local SIM for my mobile phone for use in the USA whilst on holiday. Best Buy – a US clone of Curry’s – offer a range of SIM only options. The SIMs ranged from 1$ up to about 10$ with no obvious difference. I went …
I really don’t understand the thinking behind the NHS in practice stopping doctors prescribing more than one month’s pills in one go. Now I don’t pay for prescriptions, I’ve no financial incentive in wanting this changed, but this week my local pharmacist did make me wonder. I have a regular prescription for statins which not …
£20 compensation for stupid banking – from Santander, which makes a change from Lloyds. And, I may say so, a much better experience than with Lloyds. They managed to send me a letter that was in all respects wrong and told me to fix this on online banking by following a series of steps that …