What you want is not always what you need

My nephew Victor has been saving his pennies for a year. Well – ok, his parents’ pennies. And the rest of the family’s. Whenever there was a coin worth one, two, five or ten –occasionally fifty– cents, we put it in the piggy bank. A few days ago, we decided to open it. The surprising result: 24 euros. The exact quantity to buy the Play Mobil special set of pirate life, which Victor has talked about buying since he started to save money (his persistence is really amazing if you take into account that he is only five years of age). Continue reading “What you want is not always what you need”