I had a lady worked for me ran a little collectables shop and ebay store part time - she used to regularly cruise the charity shops with a knowledable eye. Her best result was a £20 plate she sold for over £500.
I don't give to charities these days apart from Help for Heroes, I don't believe that the money we give will actually go anywhere, things like children in need, such a big event, then it's dead for another year, no outcome of all those millions, same as Comic Relief, they rant about Africa etc but you never see the millions reach the people that need it, It's the cheapest form of evading tax to make a good penny or two!
What also makes me sick is donating for Cancer research etc, if the Gov got up off their backsides and spent more on clinical research etc, it would have less long term impact on the NHS, thus saving money.
There are too many charities about these days, something's got to change!
I don't usually like much TV but when I find something I like I tend to watch all the available episodes fairly quickly, usually while cooking. Recent binges have been:
The Good Place
Now I've caught up with all the Taskmasters I'm at a bit of a loss. I've been...
Hand on heart, for one reason or another, Elon Musk has passed me by. I know he’s minted, I know he’s behind Tesla, I know he has some big ideas about space and underground travel. But I don’t know enough to form any opinion of him.
others have. Idiot, pillock, loon... seems to be the general...