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Friday 18 April 2008

Manchester Pride ‘early bird’ tickets cost 25% more in 2008

As the running costs of Manchester Pride continue to spiral out of control, it has emerged that anyone buying an ‘early bird’ ticket this year will pay £12.50. A 25% increase on last year’s price of £10.

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Filed under: LGBT,Manchester — GS @ 5:05 am
Monday 31 March 2008

Mysteries of Manchester City Council: part one in a series of ten billion billion

Tenants of Manchester City Council have a 13-digit tenancy reference number. Until recently this could be keyed into the City Council website to make a rent payment or taken along to the payments counter at the town hall. However this was obviously MUCH too easy for everybody.

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Filed under: Manchester,Strange — GS @ 6:32 pm
Thursday 28 February 2008

What is a ‘professional’ camera?

It makes me laugh to see articles on photo websites and in magazines that say a particular camera is for professionals and some other camera is just for enthusiasts or amateurs.

Photo mags are all about selling you expensive equipment. The sad thing is that people are led to believe they can’t be creative unless they have some costly piece of kit. The fact is, you can make wonderful photographs with any camera.

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Filed under: Photography — GS @ 9:27 pm
Friday 8 February 2008

The latest sneaky trick from British Telecom

For some time now British Telecom has charged customers on its most basic plan (Together Option One) 4.5p for evening and weekend calls of up to an hour. After sixty minutes the call continues at 1p per minute.

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Filed under: consumer — GS @ 12:49 am
Monday 17 December 2007

Jessops sales plummet

The Guardian reports that sales at Jessops, Britain’s biggest photographic chain, have plummeted after losses of £70m in 2006.

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Filed under: Photography,Shopping — GS @ 7:00 am
Thursday 20 September 2007

Not enough time to pay as required

I keep getting letters that arrive many days after the date of writing stated on the letter. Sometimes the letter asks me to pay by a certain date and to allow a number of days for payment to reach them.

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Filed under: General — GS @ 5:58 pm
Saturday 15 September 2007

No refund after foot cut by faulty 4-month-old boot from United Footwear, Oldham Street, Manchester

In May I paid £29.99 for a pair of ‘hiking boots’ from United Footwear in Oldham Street Manchester, which is in the ‘Northern Quarter’ area.

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Filed under: Manchester,Personal,Shopping — GS @ 5:44 pm
 
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