Review: Philips Air Purifier

When you’re a family affected by allergies, the prospect of an air purifier becomes about a thousand times more fascinating. I’ve long suffered from allergy-related asthma, triggered by dust, fabrics, fur and perfume, while Flea has hay-fever that sees her spend huge chunks of the summer sniffling into tissues and with… View Post

Review: Philips FC6232 Dust Mite Cleaner

From around May to August each year, poor Flea suffers horribly with allergies – she has hay fever and also reacts to various detergents, plants and chemicals with a range of rashes, runny eyes and sneezes. She’s not alone. From childhood I’ve had a range of allergies to dust, animals,… View Post

Saving Smarter with Aviva

This week was a pretty big one for me, financially. I finally signed off my will, and I also set up a new pension, and some ISA investment type things (technical description available via my financial advisor). I know, right? Living the [middle aged] dream. Truth be told, for a long… View Post

Review: Tefal Cuisine Companion

There are two things you’ll notice immediately about the Tefal Cuisine Companion. First, it’s a big ole space-ship of a kitchen appliance. And second, it has a hefty price tag – it’s available exclusively at John Lewis in the UK costing a shade short of £700. When Tefal got in… View Post

Canary Wireless Home Security: Review

Long-time readers will know that a few years ago we were burgled. We were very lucky – the police apprehended our burglar within 24 hours and once the court stuff was over, we got most of our kit back. Still, it made me a lot more conscious of home security. A… View Post