• @orange I do agree that it is not as simple as private V public services. For example, after some horrid experiences with the NHS, I pay for private medical insurance. I can assure you that the service I get under the private umbrella is far superior to what I have had on the NHS.

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  • @orange Quite. We saw some lovely expensive ones but frankly I’m just not prepared to pay that for a chair.

    Some friends bought an old sofa set they like the look of for a couple hundred and then spent money on reupholstering it. They felt they got a high-end result for a mid-range spend. Sensible enough really.