money

bob you rock

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did you know new zealand has waterproof money ?  a brilliant idea. 

and this one even had a little message on – idea if your name was a penguin called bob

money world

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have you and your family ever spent a day at money world, the currency-based theme park ?

i’m sure there’s a whole heap of money puns i could put here, but i’m too tired which is no excuse.  and comments are broken still, so that’s rubbish.  sorry.  drop me an email if you can think of any.

i thank you in advance for your sterling efforts. 

come and browse the cash machine

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it’s air conditioned.  you should come in and cool down.  and look around.

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there’s never been a cashpoint like it.  except the ones in the street which are pretty well air conditioned by the natural convection of air (the wind)

heres to 2009

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i’ll not make comments about how society has moved from greedy to needy, but 2009 looks like another exciting year.  hopefully somewhere amongst the financial carnage we can all gain a wider perspective on the fragility of life and what on earth we’re all doing here

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kezia’s thought of some new year’s solutions (as she calls them).  solutions sound much better than resolutions !  i’ve got a few of my own but won’t bore you by sharing as funkypancake isn’t that kind of blog.  Although at some point i aim to make commenting on the blog easier !

anyway, i wish you and yours a very happy 2009 and thanks for all your visiting and your numerous fantastical comments.  take care mateys !

it’s the economy stupid

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these british piggy banks were in the window of a tourist shop, and i thought they summed up the times quite well.

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unstable bank

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that’ll be the credit crunch then

royalty – your help needed !

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remember elton my old hairdresser (from when i had old hair) from Betty Tigers in Sheffield? well, anyway, he’s a major creative influence and i probably wouldn’t have bothered doing funkypancake if it wasn’t for his approach to just doing stuff even though it makes no sense !
anyway … he needs help for a project he’s working on. he writes:
I am attempting to write a film script at the moment,and in one bit a girl artist produces a portrait of the queen out of stamps,(the stamps are placed,probably by a computer program into the correct order to make a portrait of H.M. from a more distant view!)
Do you know anyone who would be interested in doing this and subsequently being up for receiving a knighthood or something. Love to all Elton
drop him an email via betty tigers if you are interested !
(by the way, i was really happy with how this twenty pound note came out!)

£5 on oxford street

i feel that finding £5 on Oxford Street was a very important find and i should make the most of it ? but how ?
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