Date:2 June 2007 I Comments: 1 I Views:5,255

A recent junk email offered the possibility of earning up to $10,000 (approx £5,000) per month without affecting existing employment. Call me a cynic but I thought money laundering and smuggling…? As follows:- Greetings. Would you be interested in a home job that allows you to earn up to $10,000 per month? No start up fees, no “envelope stuffing” nonsense. We proudly present CEVA Logistics’ CEO The job we offer will not affect your present career, it will only take a small part of your time. The only thing you need to have to start running your business with our more >

Date:18 May 2007 I Comments: 0 I Views:7,615

Is it me or is it hard to believe that someone has only just come up with the idea to make paint pots with screw top lids? OK so sample pots have them but for as long as I can remember paint pots/tins have always had a tight fitting ‘lever-off’ lid. They can be extremely annoying! How many keys have been bent trying to pry off a paint lid? How many pots of paint have ended up in peoples laps from stubborn lids finally giving way? Crown now sell paint in screw top lids. I’ve just seen their advert on more >

Date:17 May 2007 I Comments: 0 I Views:6,997

What a great story! – From Yahoo News Movie and computer game Point of Sale marketing displays often feature life sized representations of main characters. These can come in the form of full sized cardboard cut-outs and more recently full sized dummies. These effigies can fetch a pretty penny and are highly desirable among fans and collectors. One such life sized dummy, formerly used to promote one of the Tomb Raider games was taken home by the computer shop owner to be sold to the highest bidder on ebay. This shop owner called police about nuisance phone calls and when the more >

Date:26 April 2007 I Comments: 0 I Views:6,737

I remember as a child walking with my brother and mother through the streets of Amsterdam, on a meander from my fathers office, seeing a man erupt from a restaurant door, only to expose himself and wave his tackle about in disgust at the owner. I only imagine this was some form of protest and needless to say it’s one of those sights that unfortunately sticks. In recent news, things have got worse. A man recently went into a London restaurant and actually chopped his bits off. Apparently he’s doing ok…?? more >

Date:16 April 2007 I Comments: 5 I Views:8,216

I really hope some of the things that have happened in my life re-occur because hindsight has taught me some very valuable lessons! more >

Date:11 April 2007 I Comments: 0 I Views:2,834

I was in my mother’s garden with family over Easter for an egg hunt for my niece and some of the neighbour’s kids and amongst the children’s bounty were some chocolate coins. I decided to have a coin and the one I chose turned out to be an oversized half pence so I made a passing comment about how strange it was to see the half pence immortalised in chocolate. One of the children picked up on this and asked what a half pence was. A girl of around 5 or 6 (I don’t know the neighbours kids too well!) more >

Date:10 April 2007 I Comments: 0 I Views:2,621

For a long time I’ve been trying to find humerous anecdotes and jokes about money and finance. I’ve searched joke websites all over the place and never come up with anything of much substance but I finally came across a list of quotes on a US finance blog. Here’s a taster, there are a lot more…! In God we trust, all others must pay cash – American Proverb Every morning I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I’m not there, I go to work. – Robert Orben. When I was young more >

Date:7 March 2007 I Comments: 0 I Views:2,763

…… I tell ya…. That nostalgia’s not what it used to be….!! more >

Date:14 February 2007 I Comments: 0 I Views:2,135

With reference to a previous post, a slip of a girl frequently marches past my office window belting out old cheesy pop tunes at the top of her lungs. I can hear her as she approaches and as she fades into the distance but she is, as one would expect, most audible when passing directly by. It was once such recent pass I noticed something I hadn’t noticed before. She can’t sing. Bless her though, she tries… more >