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#Turriff flag, #Aberdeenshire

I saw an interesting TED talk on Youtube called Why city flags may be the worst-designed thing you’ve never noticed. It made me think about designing a flag for my local town of Turriff, Aberdeenshire. Here’s what I came up … Continue reading

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Cuminestown Art Group Annual Art Exhibition

The Cuminestown Art Group held their Annual Art Exhibition at St. Luke’s Hall, Cuminestown, running from Friday 16 June to Sunday 18 June. Entry was £3, but included some very nice refreshments as part of entry. The organisers engaged visitors … Continue reading

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SGI – Stanley Gibbons – drops 20%

SGI drop 20% today to 10.5p on its announcement of strategic review and formal sales process. Paul Scott’s stand-in comments on the news over at Stockopedia (http://www.stockopedia.com/content/small-cap-value-report-12-june-2017-sgi-motr-ntbr-kbt-trd-193329/): > So I’m not tempted to dabble in SGI shares in these conditions. … Continue reading

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Switched my dad from Linux to Windows

My dad was experiencing some problems with an ageing LXLE Linux distro. It was becoming mysteriously slower. I did a full upgrade, but still no joy. So then I downloaded the latest version of LXLE, installed it, and updated the … Continue reading

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Magic Hat – EPWN in, KCOM 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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Magic Hat – WIN stays in

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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LRD – Laird – update, and case study

LRD (Laird) is a company that I have disparaging rather uniformly. I had sold out in Oct 2016 a 159p, having bought in Jan 2016 at 354p. BUT, I think emergency rights issues make interesting material for investigating special situations. … Continue reading

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