The Weekend Starts Here....

The Weekend Starts Here....

Third.  A blooming miracle 😁.   And Gary Neville’s reaction was just the icing on the cake 😉

Why anyone still wants to be in the forecasting game is beyond me.  A timely reminder, 20 years on, of just how wrong you can be [2 min read]

It appears that even French cat food is better than English fare 😉 (“Angela said that she can no longer buy meat and cheese products from the UK, including her parents favourite, Shippam’s paste, and is on the hunt for good alternatives.” Good grief 🙄) [2 min read]

“Every previous crisis has provoked a realisation that we lacked the data we needed….  The pandemic should prompt us to improve the data we gather on public health.”  Why bad times call for good data  [3 min read]

This next one is definitely not for the squeamish.  Australia’s mouse plague  [5:50 video]

In my 30-odd years working as a financial planner, I have witnessed conversations like this on numerous occasions. It’s why “What did your parents teach you about money?” is one of the first questions we ask when meeting potential new clients.  Are you childish about money?  The origins of our money mindsets  [4 min read]

I watched this video from the FT last Saturday morning and I have to say I found it quite disturbing.  You need to watch it right through to the end, but I think it’s worth 18 minutes of your time [18:03 video]

“Those 5 years are going to go by whether I am learning a new language or not.”  Any potential subject that interests you can be turned into expertise, so long as you put in the requisite time and effort  [3 min read]

And finally.  Some stunning footage of this week’s ‘super blood moon’ [1:30 video]

Whatever you’re up to this weekend, I hope it’s a good one.