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the North - south differance.
Posted by mike_halliday (mike_halliday), 7 November 2003Did anyone read the interesting report in the daily Mail on the cost of living difference betreen the south & north?
Its now wonder all you southerners are charging a fortune to clean carpets, from what I could see if you earn £80k in the south east you could have the same lifestyle for £50 in the north.
You may think that this has little to do with carpet cleaning but I was thinking down south it must be easier for you to part with £4000 for the fast track programme because its only like a couple of months morgage the same with a truckmount.
Has any of you moved from the north and found it hard?
My measly earnings don't look that bad now I know down south you can't buy a pint for half a crown
Posted by DP (DP), 7 November 2003The North!!
I think thats a pub in Watford, but Ive never been that far up, Ive heard they talk funny up there.
Posted by John_Flynn (John_Flynn), 7 November 2003Mike
It is The NORTH and south!! NOT visa versa.
Up NORTH where the BEER is BEST.
Posted by martin_606 (martin_606), 7 November 2003The North?...
where's that then
In fact I think I went there once...
It was closed
Actually lived in Blackpool for 14 years, much better down here, sunnier for a start.
Posted by lenpg (lenpg), 7 November 2003Hi Mike
You are party right about the north south divides, ever time I go north of the river it cost me more in fags and diesel and I make sure I take my passport so the let me back in the South (joke) donít worry the customers in the SE are as frugal as the North
Posted by Ivar_Haglund (Ivar_Haglund), 13 November 2003
Beer is best in NORWAY
but if I had to drink English Beer it would be
NEWCASTLE BROWN ALE
Posted by Ian_G. (Ian_G.), 13 November 2003About 15 years ago I had a well paid job in the South.
I was offered promotion to Newcastle.
Although I was paid more I should have stayed in the South as House price inflation was far in excess of any extra money I was earning.
However if you stay in the North and earn good money you can have a good standard of living.
However Mike I remember reading that you had made so much money you do not know what to do with it.
Posted by mike_halliday (mike_halliday), 13 November 2003SSShhh the tax man might be listening
Ivar, I've been to Norway, the beer might be good, but its £5 a pint
Posted by Ivar_Haglund (Ivar_Haglund), 13 November 2003IT'S NOT THAT BAD
around 50 kroner per .5 liter
RINGNESS ōL BESTE
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