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Toner Recycling

Where  I work we have a number of colour and mono laser printers. We always recycle and use the manufacturer’s return system where ever it is offered. HP until recently had a return address option sheet in the new toner box. Now if you wish to use their return service you need to go online […]

Income Tax Saga part3

On Friday I got notification of my taxcodings for 2010-11. They are no different to the ones I got in May. Now will the tax office electronically change my tax coding for my pension and then I should get my tax rebate of 6 months over paid tax. I am not holding my breath on […]

Income Tax Saga continues

Following on from my blog yesterday it appears that the income tax are sending out letter to 1.6 million people, give or take a few, to inform them that they either owe unpaid tax or that they have paid more tax than they should and will receive a cheque soon. As I commented yesterday the […]

Income Tax in the UK

Because of the work I do, it’s complicated, I have two sources of income and a pension on which I pay income tax as PAYE or Pay As You Earn. This March I got a notification for my tax coding indicating that on my pension and one of my jobs I would pay tax at 40%. […]

Almost the end of the Summer Holiday

Some schools have already opened for the new term and many more will do so tomorrow. As normal the weather has improved no end and no doubt once the new term gets into full swing it will be sunny and warm! Mum’s  and Dad’s will be frantically sorting out the new kit for school and […]

The 100 Blog Comments Challenge

Two of the lovely people in John Thornhill’s Master Class have come up with this challenge, go here for all the details I’m late, so whats new, but it’s a challenge so lets go for it. You will need a number of plugin installed for it to be of benefit to the challenge: DoFollow, […]

When Less is More

Hi whilst doing the weekly shop at a well-known supermarket chain I was looking for some tomato sauce. There were a number of choices including lower fat and salt. That’s very commendable, but why must I pay more for a product that has less salt and fat? Surely if it’s got less ingredients it’s cheaper to make? This […]

Three wise monkeys

It would appear that this morning all indication are that the UK is likely to have a hung parliament, with no party having the clear majority to govern. Although not unusual in some parts of Europe it is very unusual in the UK . Of interest to me is that the swing away from Labour […]

Is Free Sex the answer?

On the 22nd April I wrote about the use of certain words to encourage people to view your blog. This was as a result of another blog where the blogger had met someone who claimed adding SEX into your headline would increase people viewing your blog etc. This was based on his own findings of […]

Is Mandy right about Sex

Mandy over at  has an interesting blog from October 15th 2009 in which she tells of a discussion with another person who has found that using the word sex in the header and in the text will produce more hits. Now I don’t know if Mandy did any testing but I think she had […]