Friday, 30 September 2011
Change From a Fifty?
From November, Greenock's most famous son will be gracing the front of the new fifty pound note, along with Matthew Boulton, the man who backed his pioneering invention.
Its a note which harkens back to an imperial Britain, where innovation and invention blazed the way for the nation to become the hotbed of the industrial revolution. Which is why its so ironic that this particular note is coming out now.
Anyhow, if you're lucky enough to get one, and if local shops are refusing it as legal tender, here's a wee magic trick you can do with it instead.