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Amazon Says No to Accepting Bitcoin, Maybe to Building an Amex or Visa Competitor

Like bitcoin? Like Amazon? Want to use bitcoin to buy stuff from Amazon?

I have some bad news for you. Not going to happen anytime soon. 299 more words

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The Isle of Wight beckons

With the sun out it was perhaps inevitable that we would end up in the sunny garden of the White Hart in Arundel. Tied to the house due to the preparations required for the forthcoming rental season, with That Nice Lady Decorator having actually risen from her bed before dawn to continue her travail. 558 more words

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Jewish lightning?

With man flu still imposing its inexorable grip on my good nature and well-being, I needed some good news and that came when it was discovered that the bag I had left at Gatwick early Tuesday morning – whilst in the vice-like grip of full on man flu – was in the hands of the “meet and greet” chauffeur parking chaps I had employed to look after my car whilst I was away. 546 more words

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Avoiding cricketing ignominy in Cyprus

What a beautiful setting for a cricket match, and what a perfectly named venue in which to play it. Happy Valley is the name of ground, pictured today, on which the second game of the Sussex Seniors tour to Cyprus was played, and where I made my debut. 574 more words

South Of France Living

Bank of Canada Mulls Changes to Foreign Exchange Rates it Posts

Wall Street JournalĀ - 1 hour ago

OTTAWA–Canada’s central bank is considering changes to the foreign exchange rates it posts after global scandals over Libor and some foreign exchange benchmarks, a senior Bank of Canada official said Monday. 12 more words

Miserable git gets the wrong tickets

The eyebrows were still a bit orange as we got into the car to head to Bridgetown for the second of the three match 20:20 cricket series between England and West Indies. 605 more words

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