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Warburton’s Recipe for Crumpets – Released during the Pandemic – Thank you!

You’ll love these crumpets – they knock US store-bought crumpets into a cocked hat!

Sausage Roll Recipe – UK Style – or more precisely, Devizes Wiltshire Style

Enjoy these home-made sausage rolls either hot from the oven, warm, or even cold, with some Ketchup, or English Mustard, or a Branston Pickle – or just on their own. Bet you can’t just eat one!!

Deal of the Day – When I Find a Killer Deal, I’ll post it Here!

Deal of the day!

This is the page where you’ll find the deals as I find them – I’ll push older deals down, they might still be relevant. You’ll find my “killer deals” on Amazon products that are British foods – if I post it here, I’ve generally ordered at least ONE for myself!

Crisps – Walkers Crisps – which packs on Amazon are the best value for me?

British Crisps found on Amazon - Part 1

Last updated on March 11th, 2023 at 07:06 amAs I don’t care for the Ready Salted, any pack that comes with those really doesn’t have a reduced ‘value proposition’ – so I made a table to work out which has…

Mexican Vacation Shopping List – Making Your Barceló Trip More Fun and Less Expensive

Barcelo Maya Riviera Adults Only All Inclusive

We took a vacation – these are the things we bought before we went, and what we will buy for the next one. Learn from us if you can. Or not, I don’t care.

dser Robot Vacuums – so impressive, we bought a second one!

Yes. it’s true – one January 3rd of this year, we dipped our toe into the “Robot Vacuum” pool… but being skeptical about the value and efficacy of such a machine, I wasn’t that keen on spending $400 on a…

How to save money on, or Prime Members Shop Smarter Part 1

Last updated on July 26th, 2018 at 12:02 pmIn part one of my series of posts ‘How to save money on’ – I’ll show you how Amazon might not always show you the best deals first. If you can…

Don’t believe the bollocks – Unemployment is NOT 4%

So the media starts telling us that the Obama administration is doing great, and Unemployment is now at a 20 year low – it’s only 4% they tell us.  What complete and UTTER BOLLOCKS! Unemployment is NOT 4%.  It just…

Business Books Worth Reading

Last updated on October 26th, 2020 at 07:25 am Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future by Peter Thiel Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions by Brian Christian and Tom Griffiths…

Amazon Deal: 128Gb MicroSD for $33.99

Last updated on October 24th, 2018 at 07:11 am @Amazon #tech #deal 128Gb microSD+reader less than card alone: Good flash drive concept? #Deals #BargainHunt — Greg Hewitt-Long (@greghl) November 8, 2016