As we live in our own little worlds we tend to forget what’s happening in the wider world. For as long as I can remember, the forces of capitalism and communism have fought it out; usually in someone else’s country. (more…)
It’s Friday the 13th and a lot of people believe today is unlucky. They will go through the day nervous and expecting the worse. Even minor irritations like the bus or train being late will be examples of how unlucky today is. They won’t bother buying a Euromillions ticket, because today is unlucky.
Imagine going into a casino and playing a slot machine and winning every time. Then trying other games like roulette and winning again. If you started with just a pound (or a dollar) and doubled your money twenty times, you would be a millionaire. Imagine how you would feel.
The lowest number on the lottery is 1 and the highest is 49 and they both came out last night; spooky! It’s not often that 1 and 2 come out either. It’s been ages since the last time; I remember, because my birthday is the 1st of February. Lots of people have their birthday numbers but the problem with that is, if you win you have to share the jackpot with everyone else who has the same birthday! I read this morning that gambling is a fast way to go broke; but if you don’t buy a ticket; you never win do you? I buy my ticket online and then if I win I automatically get an email saying “We have some news about the ticket that you bought for the Saturday 09 July draw.” That is useful, I read the other day that someone had won and not claimed! They probably lost their ticket! I’ll be alright, they’ll send me an email… (more…)