Rishi Sunak, Homeless People, British Banknotes and Auctions

I see that some politicians believe being homelss is a ‘lifestyle choice’. Outide all the major stores in my area and in town, the number of people begging and sleeping rough is a shame on our government. I speak to many of them and have found ex BBC script writers, teachers, ex-military, many whose relationships… Read more »

London Coins Auction in June – Buy! Buy! Buy!

Most of my banknote collection is being offered for sale at London Coins Auction in June and September. The estimates for the sale are set very low so there will be some bargain buys for sure. Have a look at the catalogue which is on-line and browse through the notes on offer. There really are… Read more »

Banknotes, British and Scottish, and St Johnstone FC

I have supported St Johnstone all my life. In case you don’t know, the ‘Saints’ play in the Scottish Premier League and at present are involved in a battle to avoid relegation. Suffice to say the omens are not too good at this time and supporters are looking for a football miracle to survive. Hope… Read more »

British Banknotes and Rishi Sunak – What is the Choice?

I worked in Mental Health for forty years as well as some time in the mining industry. Although retired, I still sit on Tribunals and try to do what is right under the law for those detained under the Mental Health Act. I have watched several of Rishi Sunak’s performances at interviews and he peresents… Read more »

Ten Bob Notes Under the Bed and Hot News

My banknote collection will be sold at London Coins in June and September. Hopefully, the notes will find an interested collection of buyers. My goodness, there are some superb notes to be sold. Whilst clearing out the office I found a folder with notes in an old briefcase. I had ‘filed’ the notes there years… Read more »

British Banknotes, Collections and my Football Team

In our house two football teams are followed. Our local team is Leicester City. We have two season tickets and over the years we have seen glory days as well as the sadness of relegation. Managers and players come and go but the support of the team is in the blood. The other team is… Read more »

Selling Up and Moving on to New Beginnings

I have loved collecting banknotes over the years. I started selling surplus on ebay and then had the website built as I felt a bit constrained by the limitations of ebay on how to advertise the notes. I will always be grateful to ebay as it was a great service. The website has been around… Read more »

British Banknotes – The End is on the Near Horizon

I have been discussing for some time the need to wind up the website and I shall be doing this in the months ahead. For various reasons there is a fairly urgent requirement to have matters sorted. So, if you are interested in banknotes, then have a good look at the site and see what… Read more »

British Banknotes and the Tomb of Richard 3rd in Leicester Cathedral

In the heat of battle at Bosworth, Richard 3rd cried out, ‘My kingdom for a horse’! Alas, no horse came and he suffered death, his body taken back to Leicester and buried in haste before being ‘discovered’ a few years ago and re-buried in the current cathedral. A banknote collection seems a long was from… Read more »