I wouldn't say I am a hoarder, but, do seem to collect stuff, and a planned house move, is the ideal time, to have a thorough sort-out.
The out-tray, got a full helping, but, a few tasty morsels arose.
One, was a betting slip, for a football game, played in 2010.
The betting slip, is a bit faded, but, you can just make out, it's a bet of £300, for the Scottish football side of Falkirk, to beat Stirling Albion, at 4/5, for £300.
This is a very odd bet, for me to have (it's my writing), as I v rarely bet on Scottish soccer, especially in a betting shop, and, as the slip was saved in the safe, there is hope, that maybe, it was a winner.
I googled Falkirk football results for 2010, around July, and the game doesn't seem to exist.
Not good .. So, tried to find out, if Ladbrokes would honour a bet, placed 3 yrs ago .. If it had won.
This info, is not easy to find, so, decided to just visit a shop, and see.
Bad news .. They only honour bets for 1 yr .. So, have dunnit.
Dunno if the bet was a winner, or not.
Following investigation by Twitter followers, it seems to indicate, game was 0-0 draw .. best result, I suppose.
Its debatable whether u should keep old betting slips .. I recall Peter O'Sullivans autobiography (race commentator), who aid he indexed/filed, everyone of his 10,000 betting slips.