Category Archives: Personal

Personal opinions. Likes and Dislikes. Viewpoints.

PLG – our brand name?

I was browsing in Challenger and found this: Hey! Who used our initials? And what is it? What gadget gets to have the honour of our initials on it? Take a look: Advertisements

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My dental appointment was at 9:30. I was in the clinic by about 9:20. I was early because I like to be early. Even though I know that doctors (including dental surgeons) are often late. Their lives are not necessarily … Continue reading

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And sometimes you get less-than-perfect Banking experience

Some time in the last few months, ANZ “sold” it’s local business to DBS. And by “sold it’s business” I mean they euphemistically “transferred their customers” to DBS. I have only one link to ANZ – a credit card. I … Continue reading

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My Little Caterpillar

Z attended a show “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” with her Nursery Class. PL was concerned Z might be frightened of the dark theatre. We had brought her to a show before, and it was dark and she was not happy, … Continue reading

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Banking on Retirement

My Citibanker called a few weeks ago. I did not know I had one. Business is bad, he did not say. So in addition to the High Net Worth Individuals (HNWI) or “Privileged” Customers, they have decided to go down … Continue reading

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The key to raising children (according to more experienced parents)

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Not the way Peanut Butter Cups are made

Z loves the Reese’s Peanut Butter cups. And Peanut Butter sandwiches. I bought some Reese’s snack packs which had a mix of Reese’s Pieces (like M&M but with peanut butter filling instead of chocolate), pretzels, some kind of nut (hazelnut … Continue reading

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