The Royal Mint has issued its Sherlock Holmes 50p piece to celebrate the 160th anniversary of Arthur Conan Doyle’s birth. They can be yours for £10 or £795 for a gold proof coin.
Filed: Sunday Round-ups
The latest artwork by ‘patriotic’ artist Jon McNaughton depicts The Donald riding a red, white and blue motorcycle with Melania on the pillion.
Another busy week with the hoped-for house move so again a shorter than usual Sunday round-up.
Alexander Historical Auctions in Maryland is selling a telegraph dubbed “Hitler’s suicide note” containing a final message from the Nazi leader which is expected to fetch up to £70,000. Read more ›››
Another busy week with the hoped-for house move so a shorter than usual Sunday round-up as I try to catch up with last week.
The inaugural Heavy Metal Knitting championships will kick off in the Finnish town of Joensuu in July. It’s a bit like air guitar but with knitting needles. Finland has 50 heavy metal bands per 100,00 population. Read more ›››
There is no Sunday Round-up this week I’m afraid as it has been a hectic week on the domestic front and I have had little time for anything else.
We have been planning to move house for some time but things are now coming to a head. We went to view properties in our preferred area in the Peak District and stumbled on our ideal home on our first visit so we have rushed to get our present house on the market. Read more ›››
Is the EU worth it?
Much is made about the amount of money that goes to the EU but this online tool for finding out your personal contribution is an eye-opener. (My contribution: £25.41 a year.) Read more ›››
Thanks to the marvellous job we are making of Brexit, the Mother of all Parliaments made it to the front cover of The New Yorker.