January, 2010

Up and down

An up and down week.
On Tuesday I went to the County Ground to watch Swindon play Leeds - I sat next to Mick Channon who comes along to Swindon matches from time to time. Mick said from the start that he thought we would win - Leeds are flying high in the Cup but [...]

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Investments

Time for my annual blog on the investment year in view. It’s a bit late, but then I’m late on everything at the moment.
Last year’s recommendations worked out well. Gold, recommended at $875, rose throughout the year. As I write it is at $1,100, up around 26%. I gave three stock [...]

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Chip off the old block

It’s a general philosophy of mine that you don’t look back in life - you only look forward. I used to be good at doing this, but with four small children now it’s difficult not to become nostalgic occasionally. As I lay in bed this morning I had one of those memory moments [...]

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Back up

First post for a long time again, having had no internet for nearly a month.
Just before Christmas we moved back to our old house to get out of the way of some fairly heavy building work at the farm. We ordered broadband from the day we arrived, but it was delayed until [...]

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