Miscellaneous Posts

Google Change The Meaning Of ‘Free’

I have been promoting one of my other sites recently and when I saw my latest 'Free' Google AdWords voucher (they're not exactly uncommon!) I thought I may as well give it a go. I have never used AdWords before so I went through the sign up process with my voucher in hand. I created my campaign and didn't mind the fact that that they wanted billing information before they could activate my account - but then I noticed that there was a 'activaion fee' of £5 in my case that I needed to ay in order to activate my account. I took another look at the ad - yup "Try it for free - £50.00* FREE advertising.

Tesco Boycott

Since Tesco opened a third store all within a ten minute walk of each other where I live in Cardiff I decided enough was enough and didn't shop there any more. Though occasionally I admit I did pop in for milk or if Walkers Sensations are on offer for 72p!

This was until I saw for myself number 4... FOUR! Thats 4 stores within one mile walk of each other.

Tesco stores in my area

Never again will I step foot inside a Tesco's store. Never.

The Cat Came Back

I remembered this cartoon from my childhood today whilst speaking to my girlfriend. She hadn't heard of it, so if you haven't seen it you should definitely check it out!

I Hate Virgin Media

I have recently signed up with Virgin Media broadband. I have previously been a customer of theirs and vowed NEVER AGAIN! However as I live in the city there really isn't much choice – so begrudgingly I signed up.

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