Numbers game

If you’re in the business of writing short fiction, let’s face it, it feels great to get paid anything. So this week, rambling round London and seeing cop cars all over the place for the G20 thing, well, it’s done my head in a bit trying to understand the £1 trillion dollar rescue plan. I mean, what is a trillion, anyway? So me and a friend sat down with no calculator, just pen and paper, to work out how many seconds in a day. My bet was a million. Nope – only 86,400. The good thing about that is, maybe I dont waste as much time as I thought…

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