I took down a quick payday loan – but at minimum I’m ashamed of it

I took down a quick payday loan – but at minimum I’m ashamed of it

Appropriate loan sharks are normalising debt and, worst of most, the Government is cosying up for them

Of all of the stupid, shameful things we have actually admitted to in this magazine – viewing The X Factor, being deeply in love with the Duchess of Cambridge – having removed a quick payday loan must top all of them.

We ummmed and ahhed about exposing this for a long time, because coming to operate naked is less embarrassing, less humiliating, less ignominious than admitting that, during the period of 2 yrs, We paid very nearly three grand for that Ј700 loan, that loan We took away simply to pay money for a journey to Kenya therefore I could attend my best friend’s wedding, a marriage that dissolved within a 12 months, which means that, in essence, I experienced invested Ј3,000 to (type of) notice a pride of lions, get chronic sunstroke and get bitten to buggery by a lot of malarial mosquitoes. Continue reading