For Sale or Rent

We all want to live in a nice flat or house in a nice road, even if just temporarily. The bad guys obviously know this and reel in their...

None Shall Pass

If you have ever been stuck behind a caravan on a B road during the Summer holidays, you will understand why this is the unofficial motto...

Art Fraud - Go Big or Go Home

Following on from my last posting A Little Knowledge is a Dangerous Thing and Susan Grossey's post in her excellent 'I hate Money...

A Little Knowledge is a Dangerous Thing

You can’t con an honest man - or woman - or can you? I vaguely remembered the article in a local newspaper reporting that a fellow...

Bug's life - the sequel

Richard's previous experience at listening into his customer's own negotiating strategies paid for a nice house in a good area. His...

Separating the Weak from the Herd

I have no qualifications in psychology whatsoever - I thought it best to make that clear from the outset! However, a lifetime of...

Squeezing the balloon

No, I’m not referring to some crap Marcel Marceau mime so It’s probably worth explaining the title here. As I’m sure you know either from...