The Listening Bank

While in primary school, we were given some rather basic lessons (perhaps only one) on finance. Martin Lewis would have been proud that we were offered at least something. Put some money in your bank account. The bank will use that money to invest in enterprise and earn you interest on the money you saved. […]

2016A

In an alternative timeline, Bernie Saunders would be President Elect, The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland would be remaining part of the EU; Arsenal would have tipped Leicester to claim their 4th Premier League title in May. We can always look at things and wonder what could have been. I do this […]

A Positive Influence

In my humble opinion, everybody should have a blog! I suppose you could consider this the contemporary equivalent that everybody should write a novel. While the barriers to getting a book written and published have reduced in recent times, it is still far easier to setup a free blog and be up and running within […]

No Spoilers Please, We’re British

Modern society loves to label people. Put people into boxes. While that can at times be a bad thing, sometimes it is necessary for one to set your allegiances clearly. You are either in one camp or the other, never both. While I am not a fanatic, I have always identified myself as a Star […]

Unmasking DG

Been a daily reader of the fantastic Diamond Geezer blog for over a decade. I stumbled on the daily East London-based diary from a link on ArseBlog way back in February 2003 and discovered he was doing a Count. Based on the famous Seasme Street character – Count von Count. I have the utmost respect […]