Category Archives: numbers

Ladies Favourite

In my previous dart playing days, The Ladies Favourite related to the score of 26, and because ladies tend to be shorter than men, their aim for the treble 20 was nearly always ‘off’ so they were more likely to … Continue reading

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I’m not envious, but……………….

I am gobsmacked. Our beloved¬† Chancellor has announced his Budget today and in a bid to get the property market moving the main headline is STAMP DUTY ABOLISHED FOR FIRST TIME BUYERS up to ¬£300,000. For those of you not … Continue reading

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Back to the Board

It’s funny how a passing comment can lead to a trip down memory lane or making a new side road from it. I expect a fair few of my readers can remember a TV programme called Bullseye. Shown early on … Continue reading

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Poser for you

Question in a third grader’s Maths homework. Janell has 15 marbles. She lost some of them. How many does Janell have now?(link) Yeah, right. My answer is 13 or less, as ‘some’ is more than one. The official answer apparently … Continue reading

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Myth and Math

I’ve done a few posts on budgets, income and expense, but recent events have got me getting out the old spreadsheet and doing some updates. With the UK Budget looming, I am wondering what wonderful tweaks and twerks of the … Continue reading

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The Gas Bill follow up

I had a phone call from British Gas yesterday evening about my bill. It seemed the girl, who I’m afraid I couldn’t understand very well so didn’t catch her name, was somewhat confused that I sent a cheque for only … Continue reading

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Friendly Vs Truth

MOH has returned home today after his mini break and four evenings of Scrabble where he won just one game. It’s weird that when we play at his, we are the ones to get hammered as he puts down seven … Continue reading

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Quick! Somebody comment me!

I’m not usually one for magic or the supernatural, regardless of what some of my recent postings may be about, but I have just noticed that the total number of comments for October so far are Here’s a 6 of … Continue reading

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Debt Spiral, yours or not?

As I sit here with the TV on, watching the adverts interspersed with an occasional programme, I am amazed at how the viewer is being bombarded with credit card applications, quick fix loans, and a variety of funeral plans. Personally, … Continue reading

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Greed.

How do you perceive it? Greed as in stuffing your face silly with food, or financial greed from the Utility Companies, Banks or private enterprise? Bus fares rise because fewer people are using the service. Perhaps fewer people are using … Continue reading

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