Category Archives: Money

My House is for sale!!!

We walk past this house all the time, and pictures of it, or the island are always appearing on my blog as it is wonderfully photogenic. Advertisements

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Counterintuitive

I have another one!! There are enough diamonds in existence to give everyone on the planet a cupful (from the book 1227 Qi facts to blow your socks off)

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Top 10 earning DEAD! celebrities

Top 10 earning dead celebrities! If you’re famous enough, even the small matter of being dead can’t stop you from making a very good living. Forbes looked at the earnings of deceased celebrities’ estates for the twelve months ending October … Continue reading

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Imagine

I find it shocking how self-centred and ungrateful I can let myself get. I would like to describe myself as a hippy, a free spirit, as a person unfettered by the burdens of capitalism…. Imagine by John Lennon is my … Continue reading

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Gotta reblog this!

My classmate Dave Adamson from my PGCE course in 2010 is doing a 75 mile bikeathon on the 16th of September. The route follows the Olympic cycling route, and includes cycling up Box Hill 6 times!!! I can just about … Continue reading

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The Witch of Portobello

I’ve been off work 11 days & I’ve already read 2 books. I used to read so much, but driving or cycling to work as opposed to taking the train had a significant impact on my reading time, as has … Continue reading

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Puncture repair

Is it just me, or is there something wonderfully reassuring about being able to mend a puncture on a bike, (even when it’s the back wheel of a geared bike!) I love the fact that puncture repair kits worldwide contain … Continue reading

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