The last few days have seen fortune smile on me. In addition to the Apple TV that I won on Thursday, Friday saw me winning a pair of tickets to see Michael Gambon in Krapp’s Last Tape, which is a play I really wanted to see but probably wouldn’t have gotten around to buying tickets for before it finishes in three weeks. As if that wasn’t enough, I arrived home after work to find I’d received a pair of cinema tickets as well!
I’m tempted to buy a lottery ticket but if it’s true things come in threes, I’ve had my whack! That said, the plan is to head over to B&Q to get some shelves so if I remember I’ll pop into the petrol station and buy a lucky dip, chances are I’ll forget. I’ve never really been tempted to become a hardcore lottery player. I think deep down I’m with that section of society who just see it as a tax on the poor. Not that middle class and upper class members of society don’t play the lottery, I just think more poor people do as they are the ones more desirous to leave their existing lives behind and are under the notion that a wheelbarrow full of cash will help them achieve it, hence they’ll spend more of their income on lottery tickets and scratch cards which the Government will tax. Read More→