Having previously experienced the hell of trying to claim on a Dixons Coverplan, I can understand what motivated Marie to set up her Mastercare blog.
Going back a good 12 years, I couldn’t for the life of me get a stereo repaired on Dixons so called Coverplan. They took the thing away (or rather, I took it back to the store) many times, only for them to take it away and deliver it back to me in the same state several weeks later each time.
I eventually gave the stereo to my sister and bought a replacement for myself, although by that time they had actually fixed it properly. This was only after I wrote a detailed description of what was wrong and what they should do to fix it, as well as explaining that it was damaging my CD’s.
About time somebody took it to them.
The little guy on the right is the marzipan and icing fox that Fliss had them put on my 30th birthday cake last July.
Since the feasting of the cake, the fox has taken residence upon an empty bottle on the kitchen worktop. Why an empty bottle? Well, against my take on things, Fliss said that a good way to keep his limbs, body and head together was to stick a cocktail stick up through his… erm… lower part all the way to his head. So he needs to sit on the bottle because of the stick thing jutting out (and hence the facial expression, no doubt). Don’t try that at home.
It has actually worked, except that his ears have sort of crumbled away over the last ten months. He’s still kinda cute, though… and sorta funny looking too =o)
But why is he here now?
For want of a better reason, the camera in my new phone was begging to be used for something – even if it was pointless!