Credit cards can be useful and convenient for paying for goods and services. They are, however, a way to get quickly and deeply into debt. The high rates of interest and a low minimum repayment can create problems for borrowers. Debt can grow, and many have found themselves buying things on impulse they can't afford. … Continue reading Should I Get a Credit Card?
At some point in our lives, many of us will borrow money. This might be to buy a home, car or other goods. Retailers, banks, credit card companies want us to borrow. There are advertisements wherever you look, which are tempting you to buy now - pay later. Borrowing invariably is a bad thing, perhaps … Continue reading The Danger of Debt
Before you think of poo and nasty smells, please stop! This is a walk to the older part of the Trowbridge sewage works and in fact, is quite rural with a small woodland. I hope you enjoy this short walk taken from my YouTube Channel, Roland's Travels.
Please join me on another walk as we stroll through the village of Hilperton on the outskirts of Trowbridge in Wiltshire This village has been greatly expanded over the years but the old part is still looking lovely. Look out for the old lock-up where those guilty of breaking the law would be locked … Continue reading A walk through the village of Hilperton, Wiltshire
The Coronavirus pandemic has certainly brought great stress to many people. Many of us have been or are now locked down with little room for movement, which can lead to frustration and depression. Here in the UK, we are allowed limited movement in the form of exercise or essential travel, such as going to work … Continue reading Looking with Fresh Eyes – An Antidote to the Lockdown
In this video, I talk a walk through the hamlet of Iford and the home of Iford Manor. The manor has grade 1 listed gardens which are open to visitors and for details please visit the website. This is a tranquil place with the River Frome flowing past and under a beautiful bridge in front … Continue reading A Walk at Iford, Wiltshire
Join me on this walk through the village of Turleigh, Wiltshire. Turleigh lies close to Bradford on Avon and the buildings show that at one time though small, greatly prospered. The names of many of the buildings, now residential properties, indicate their former past. There is The Old Malthouse, an old pub, bakery, post office, … Continue reading A Walk Through the Village of Turleigh