World Cup fever is spreading like wildfire across the country (particularly now pubs and bars have been given the go-ahead to open until 1am when England are playing late!) If you aren't sure where to watch the big game, read on for Savoo's round-up of the best World Cup Deals in London and throughout the UK; if you can't get to Brazil, bring the carnival spirit here instead.
Finally, after years of planning and building and billions of pounds,
the 30th Olympics are underway in London. I'm not going to harp on about
how great the opening ceremony was (that's been done to death already)
or how frustrating our lack of medals (that's typically Team GB) but one
thing about any major sporting event, whether it's the Olympics,
Wimbledon, the World Cup or any others, people get inspired by it and that, in turn, can save us all a few quid.
For example, thanks in part to Bradley Wiggin's win last week in the
Tour de France, all of a sudden everyone's out riding their bikes,
enjoying some fresh air, fun exercise and saving a fortune on petrol and
bus or train fares. Right now, Halfords
has a great offer on all bikes and bike accessories whereby you can
instantly save up to £70 so, if you're looking for a new ride, now could
be the best time to get one.
The talking will stop, the hype machine will splutter to a grinding halt and the various debates over form and fitness will mercifully end this weekend as the 2011 Rugby World Cup reaches the Quarter Final stage.
Unplug the phone, put the cat outside and pull the curtains! A terrific sporting weekend is in prospect with Football, Rugby, Motor Racing and Athletics all taking centre stage and I, for one, cannot wait!
A single man in London who likes to spend but who likes to save even
First I would like to start with a 'rant'.Why is the weather so bad?It's mid July and it's freezing cold and wet –
not good for cricket or golf, two things I love.At the beginning of the summer I was
enthusiastic about my BBQ
and how much time I would spend creating healthy and tasty food while catching
some rays on the terrace but, as it happens, the BBQ has had hardly any use at
The weather forecast this week is not getting any better
either, which does not bode well for the test match starting on Thursday
between England and India at Lord's.More importantly, this does not bode well for The Man About Town as it's a four day week for me this week as I am
going to the test match on Friday (and Sat and Sun) with 11 mates!The last thing we need is a day in the rain
because this leads to excess drinking and early casualties.So fingers crossed the weather holds, we get
to see some cricket and we can pace our drinking!