Interesting Fact – Sleep

According to the Sleep Council, the average Brit goes to bed at 11:15pm and gets just 6 hours and 35 minutes sleep per night. (Yes, not all Brits are lightweights like me.)

Interesting Place – Dudley

A ferris wheel has been branded the “worst tourist attraction in Britain” because it offers panoramic views of – Dudley. (In a bid to put Dudley “back on the map”, the 114 ft (35m) attraction has been erected in the centre of the Black Country town. Sponsored by local radio station Free Radio, it costs […]

Interesting Fact – Money

The UK government paid social media giant Facebook 113 times more in taxpayers’ money for advertising than Facebook paid in corporation tax in the UK. (Government departments spent £489,329 in the 2014-15 fiscal year for advertising on Facebook, who only coughed up £4,327 in corporation tax. They only had to pay such a tiny amount […]

Interesting Fact – Coffee Shops

The number of coffee shops in the UK surpassed 20,000 in 2015, boosting sales by 10pc to £7.9bn.  (Unfortunately this soaring demand means there will be a problem; supply won’t be able to keep up, and market experts are predicting a shortage of coffee within the next 3 years.  Strangely the price paid to producers […]