Reverse Gear by Simon Macbeth Leeds Chapter 5 Part 1 of 12

Reverse Gear by Simon Macbeth Leeds Chapter 5 Part 1 of 12

  Simon Macbeth Leeds The reverse auction competitions appeared in The Sun newspaper every Wednesday and Friday.My sister, Steph, has only ever been interested in the money side of things, so whenever we got together I’d do the talking and she’d not bother pretending to listen. She’s never wanted to know about the finer points of it all. The only way the idea could continue to work was if we kept it a secret, if it’s only me who does it. Neither Steph nor I ever told anyone else, apart…

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Reverse Gear by Simon Macbeth Leeds Chapter 5 Part 3 of 12

Reverse Gear by Simon Macbeth Leeds Chapter 5 Part 3 of 12

It got to Tuesday morning and I received a call from British Telecom. They had provided Simon Macbeth Leeds with the mobile phones and were ringing me to let me know that I’d gone well over my credit limit. The outstanding amount totalled £7k, the phones had been cut off, and they wanted a payment. I told them that I didn’t have the cash to pay them everything and suggested an interim payment of £1500, which was all of the money I had in the bank, the money I was…

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Reverse Gear by Simon Macbeth Leeds Chapter 5 Part 4 of 12

Reverse Gear by Simon Macbeth Leeds Chapter 5 Part 4 of 12

None of  Simon Macbeth Leeds competitions could possibly work without the assistance of mobile technology. You can’t enter by post, over the Internet, or by carrier pigeon. The phones were vital and we’d only won the Mazda because the phones were in the old company’s name and the money owed would be written off when we ceased trading. It may sound brash, but at that stage I’d never considered spending my own money. It hadn’t been an option. I’d got to the point with BT that if I gave them…

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