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Day out at Folly Farm, near Tenby Wales

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

We visited Folly Farm during our camping trip to Haven Kiln Park, near Tenby Wales. From it’s name you’d think it was “just another”* children’s farm, but it’s much more than this. In fact they call it an Adventure Park and Zoo Theme Park. * [Not that there is anything wrong with children’s farms, which […]

Unlawful UnSolicited Sales Phone Calls

Friday, June 17th, 2005

Registering with the Telephone Preference Service (TPS) makes it unlawful for sales companies to phone you to try and sell things to you. Despite this there are still lots of companies that try and call you despite that listing. I have received two such calls within the last 24 Hours. Whilst I have reported this […]

We Need an End to Silent Calling

Wednesday, June 15th, 2005

The number of techniques that sales people use to try and gain a sale are getting more devious and more inconvenient to the user. I’ve experienced door-to-door sales people that have tried to use deceptive techniques to get me to change utility supplier by trying to make it appear that I was already their customer […]


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