Eating out and buying takeaways can work out expensive with 20% VAT on top of the bill and the same applies to entertainment. I follow a gluten-free diet and so rarely eat anything out and even buying chips is complicated because they have to be cooked separately. When I do spend money, I always look for value. I went to a community night this week and had an evening of entertainment for the price of a 50p cup of tea! Look for value when you want food and entertainment.
George Orwell did warn us that this time would come and big brother would be watching. The cameras would monitor our daily lives and deprive us of privacy and liberty. We were warned that we would be forced to use unfamiliar language and tow the politically correct party line. (more…)