As previous mentioned, Important Job #1 for 2011 was 'buy a new car'.
Today, I have done just that - waved goodbye to my little green polo (bit sad to see it go, actually), and driven away in a very clean and shiny Skoda Fabia. Of the estate variety. So basically, a newer bigger polo with a different badge on.
54 Plate, diesel, and only 37,000 miles on the clock It's also got all sorts of fun things like heated seats and a trip computer so I can obsess over how many miles per gallon I'm getting. Gadgets, yay
I am ill Now on day 7 of some horrible tummy bug that may or may not have been caused by taking a little swim in the River Taff... (although feeling much better today, which is good )
Anyway, Friday morning I got a phone call from the bank. After going through the usual "can you confirm your address?" "yes, but first can you confirm you're actually the bank?" and phoning them back malarkey, it turns out they'd flagged up some fraudulent transactions
On the one hand, I'm very pleased they spotted it and acted so fast (card cancelled immediately,... continue reading »