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Saturday shopping trip

Went to the jeweler and got the temporary canvas watch band replaced with a nice metal band.  I asked if I could have a few links taken off my stainless steel bracelet I have Keito’s heart.  I was told that … Continue reading

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Well, that was sneaky

I have been using Cole online grocery shopping, coupled with the Coles credit card for free deliveries over $100 for years.  It’s been useful due to health issues (knee, knee replacement) and when Wing  was working for companies that sent … Continue reading

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Might have to start using VPN to order from Amazon

I got an email from Amazon. Because of Australian gov’t wanting to get in on Amazon money, have changed the GST laws, and now Amazon had to change how it handles overseas customers. I will be forced to shop on … Continue reading

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The art of the polite complaint

I have been ordering from one certain online store on a regular basis for several years.  And typically, within two business days after I’ve submitted and paid for said order, they would send out “FREE SHIPPING ON ORDERS OVER $100”.   … Continue reading

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Want to annoy me? This is a great way to do it

I ordered a Breville Coffee and Spice Grinder Model CG2B.  I ordered in November last year. Now I don’t mind it arriving so late because of holidays. What I do mind is that I was sent the Breville Coffee and … Continue reading

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Turned 45 today…

Too bad it was a U-Turn. 🙂 Ah well, time marches on. People have asked “What’s it feel like?” Seeing as the problems I have now originated when I was in my early 20s, I really don’t feel any different. … Continue reading

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I hate waiting for a delivery

I know it’s coming. I checked the tracking and it’s ‘at the Perth Courier’, and has been since 8am this morning. But I have things that need to be done, so Alan manned the waiting room (living room) while I … Continue reading

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On the way to the endodontist

Wing forgot my appointment was at 8:30 this morning. I reminded him that I do have my bike, and the reason I have it is to get to nearby places. He went on and on about how far away it … Continue reading

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Went shopping for some holiday clothes

Needed some shorts/capris pants, some shirts that didn’t look like they could be used to wipe engine oil off a crescent wrench, some waterproof shoes, and a new floppy hat. Tried going to a store that caters to bigger than … Continue reading

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Oh Boo Hoo

The big retailers are whining about losing sales to online sellers, and want to slap GST on all overseas purchases. 10%. Funny thing is, even with a 10% GST fee (which was supposed to REPLACE the tax system, but instead … Continue reading

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