The first It Pays To Watch – OK I’m quick

We film It Pays To Watch two hours before transmission as live (it’s done early for legal reasons). So I got to go home and watch the show with everyone else. I always hate watching myself; but it’s important to do it for next time. My overall summary was – good first programme, a wee bit of...

That wasn’t the trail I rehearsed!

I’m feeling a wee bit overexposed this week, what with being on the front of the News of the World about my new column there; having a GM-TV trail of me running and of course a trail for It Pays To Watch which starts this Wed on five at 7.30pm (so much work, there’s hardly time to...

A Capital Question of Grammar

I put out a press release on last night’s npower energy price rise today (see Cheapest Gas & Electricity article for details, the energy switching traffic light is now on red). Yet it caused me a problem: at one point ‘npower’ was at the start of a sentence, yet its brand name means the first letter isn’t...

The AA Savings Account: Pure Hypocrisy

Boy you can tell the AA is no longer a mutual but instead part of a big corporate company. Its latest act is an absolute disgrace! Take a look at this: On 13 Dec it said it’s putting its rate up even though base rates had dropped On 13 December 2007 the AA increased its savings rate...

Thank you from the MSF and I for all the thanks.

In my last blog I told you I’d got engaged. Frankly we’re overwhelmed by all the notes of congratulation and it’s absolutely wonderful of you all. In the Forums there seems to be a separate thread, each with scores of notes in on many of the boards, and many hundreds overall; so much so it’s tough to...