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At least Guy Fawkes had a go

Image: SJ Nikon – Sam Roberts

Guy Fawkes was one of the conspirators that tried to blow up the House of Lords and King James the 1st on November the 5th, 1605. The House of Lords is still there 400 years later. At least they tried. This week a house was up for sale in London for £100 millions. That’s more than last night’s Euromillions jackpot. It was a very large terraced house, leasehold of course. The land wouldn’t be sold, that is traditionally how the rich stay rich and bleed the poor dry. The Duke of Westminster must own a fair bit of land in London.

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Do not do it yourself!

The Milky Pool

Do you do your own decorating and gardening? It would be better if you didn’t  Let’s face it, a professional decorator would do a better job of your decorating. A professional gardener would make a better job of your lawn and borders. We can’t afford them though, can we? There are other things we can’t afford like a babysitter, a handyman and some people can’t even afford a window cleaner.

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Saving money this Autumn and Winter

Money - Seeing the future

It makes sense to insulate your home with energy bills going up yet again. Some energy companies will do it for free if you apply quickly, some offers end at the end of this month. The offer from British Gas ends on the 30th of November, so be quick to give them a ring, if you need loft insulation or cavity wall insulation. They might even help clear all the junk out of your loft, if you’re on benefits.

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