Exclusive Interview: The Pound

You know what I’ve never done on this site before? An interview.

That’s because nobody wants to talk to you.

Today, and for the first time ever, I bring you an exclusive interview with The Pound.

Bullshit! You can’t interview The Pound.

Are you its agent then?

You know perfectly well what I mean.

Oh, right. Let me guess. The Pound is an abstract concept incapable of thought or communication and hence you can’t interview an abstract concept?

No. You can’t interview The Pound because it’s effing dead!

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October 21, 2017. #Brexit, Money, Silly. 2 comments.

The Real Brexit “Plan”

OK, so I am not great at prognostication, but it is not like I am charging you to read this stuff, or like your money is going to be worth anything soon anyway, so let’s get our crystal balls out and see if we can peer into the deeper darker realms of Batshit Brexit and try to divine what the real Brexit “plan” is.

Woo!

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September 23, 2017. #Brexit, Money, Silly. 2 comments.

Brexit Fact Check: The Rotting Fruit

Headline:

Corresponding fact:

  • Boris is talking out of his arse again.

OK. I’m making light of this but I’m not sure that this is funny any more.

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September 16, 2017. #Brexit, Money, Silly. Leave a comment.

Brexit Fact Check: The Low Hanging Fruit

Headline:

Corresponding fact:

  • Pound now: €1.1373 [1]

Rich! I’m rich! I’m… Oh sod it. I can’t even be bothered to be sarcastic about this drivel. It’s just too depressing.

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September 15, 2017. #Brexit, Money, Silly. Leave a comment.

Economic Illiteracy

BBC reports:

Oooh! Let me guess. £80bn for the right bollock and £55bn for left one?

No?

Well somebody has dropped a right bollock somewhere…

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August 20, 2017. #Brexit, Money, Politics, Silly. 1 comment.

Ask a stupid question…

It’s the silly season and everybody is on holiday, either physically or mentally.

So what do we have on the BBC Business News? Stupid questions, that’s what.

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August 13, 2017. #Brexit, Media, Money, Politics, Silly. 2 comments.

Is money going out of fashion?

I believe that I have mentioned before that I am not an economist.

So lets talk a bit about “austerity” and so on…

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July 8, 2017. #Brexit, Money. Leave a comment.

Hard Boiled Brexit

Up until now there have been two dominant assumptions:

  • Fools: Brexit won’t happen.
  • Everybody else: Brexit will happen but the Tories love their money too much not to go for the least damaging Brexit option.

Well, weren’t we all wrong about that?

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October 8, 2016. #Brexit, Money, Politics, Sensible. Leave a comment.

OK. I didn’t predict that one…

BBC is reporting:

“Sources within Morgan Stanley say it has already begun the process of moving about 2,000 of its London-based investment banking staff to Dublin or Frankfurt. And it has a taskforce in place.”

I know I predicted exodus of financial companies but not on the actual day after the referendum. I mean, I would expect at least a weekend for quiet contemplation (i.e. total panic).

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June 24, 2016. #Brexit, Money, Politics. Leave a comment.

An Open Letter to the People of Scotland

Note: Updated 2/7/2016. See end of article.

People of Scotland,

You need to save yourselves. The UK, in any meaningful sense, is over. It seems that you believed in it more than we did.

You voted in all our best interests and we did not vote in anybody’s. You saw through the lies and we swallowed them whole. You stood by us, even those of you who wanted independence, and we did not stand by you, or by any of our other friends for that matter. You have a right to be disgusted with us. You have an obligation to yourselves and to eachother to look to your own future now.

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June 24, 2016. #Brexit, Money, Politics, Sensible. Leave a comment.

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