I'm in a 'sorting out' mood today, thanks to an uncharacteristic burst of energy.
Tonight's dinner is simmering quietly in the slow cooker. I'm trying something new and exotic - Persian Chicken, which smells delicious.
I've updated our Internet Security/Antivirus software (which took AGES) and in between clicks, cleaned the kitchen thoroughly, then made a start on the study/office, which you may remember is being remodelled to give me some workspace.
I've also dealt with a load of outstanding financial gubbins, part of which involved the Yorkshire Building Society. I don't visit their website very often, and after I'd concluded my business, I idly browsed the various financial products on offer.
You'll never guess. The YORKSHIRE building society has a TERRIERS ACCOUNT!
A boney fido account for Yorkshire Terriers. Or so I thought at first glance.
Disappointingly, the truth is rather more prosaic and I fear that they are aiming the account at a very small, niche market.
- Open an account with £1 if you're under 18 (£100 for over 18's).
- Receive a gift up to the value of £10 from the Huddersfield Town club shop. Subject to availability.
- Qualify for prize draws and other special deals offered by Huddersfield Town.
- A cash bonus for Huddersfield Town based on savings balances.
- Earn an attractive rate of interest.
- One instant access withdrawal from your account each month.
- Manage your account online.
I couldn't help wondering what sort of 'gift to the value of £10' is available from the shop, and just had to find out, anticipating a plethora of terrier-related merchandise.
Sadly, there was not a single Yorkshire Terrier branded item. I can't help feeling they're missing a trick there.
I also have to take issue with the assertion 'earn an attractive rate of interest'. Personally, I don't regard a net rate of 0.20% attractive, but perhaps Huddersfield Town supporters take a different view, seeing as the club gets a cash bonus on savings balances.
However, despite my advice to the contrary, Small Dog is very keen to enter the world of high finance, and is adamant that a Yorkshire Terriers saving account is the way to go.
Sadly, she only has 47 pence to act as a deposit, so she has asked for an advance on her 'pawket' money of 53 pence.
It will all end in tears......
PS - Hope I don't get hundreds of 'hate-emails' from staunchly loyal Huddersfield Town supporters for dissing their savings account.