Monthly Archives: September 2016

FCCN – vaguely interesting at 15p

FCCN (French Connection) is a share that I had invested in a few years ago, with disasterous consequences. My mistake was to buy on news of the recovery, after the price went up. The recovery subsequently proved short-lived, the shares … Continue reading

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$CRAW.L – share price sent into the grinder

CRAW (Crawshaw) is a chain of butchers. It was a company that I was interested in, but never invested in. I sat by jealously as I knew that many highly respected investors were making a mint out of this company. … Continue reading

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Magic Hat – HVN in, CRE out

The MHP (Magic Hat Portfolio) on Stockopedia (http://www.stockopedia.com/fantasy-funds/magic-hat-463/) is an experiment by me to see if a human can improve on a mechanical Greeblatt Magic Formula screen. I am trying to weed out “mistakes” that I feel the screening commits: … Continue reading

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#Aberdeenshire walk: Banff – Bridge of Alvah Circular

I took a five mile walk today. Starting at Duff House in Banff, I walked to the Bridge of Alvah and then back to the House via Macduff Distillery. The walk took approx 2 hrs, and was 5 miles long. … Continue reading

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