TradeShark Diary, 1st June 2020

According to Sky Sports News the US Open will go ahead at Flushing Meadows, New York.

USTA Chief Exec Stacey Allaster says that there are various different plans being considered for the tournament to take place.

Charter flights will take players and coaches to the venue and Covid-19 tests will take place before a player travels. They will also underdog daily temperature checks. There would be no spectators and reduced numbers of lines judges.

There had been talk of moving the tournament out of New York but apparently that plan is unlikely to happen.

I have been looking into Youtube SEO practises. My videos’ rankings are piss poor. I suppose that’s not really surprising as I haven’t paid much attention to it. I do get a fair amount of traffic from Youtube but a few searches that I would expect to do well on saw my first video showing up at the bottom of page 13!

Our neighbour is having another BBQ on Sunday. This time we are invited round to join them in the garden. While this is allowed within the lockdown rules I am not sure I am totally happy with it. You never really know how well a household has stuck to the rules up to this point. Also as Sue works on the infectious diseases ward at the hospital I am not sure that I would want US paying our garden a visit. It just doesn’t feel like it’s a good idea. Plus, Sue has been complaining that the lockdown has been eased too soon. It hasn’t happened yet. I can see there being a few arguments before then.

Apart from that it’s been a quiet day. The loud neighbours have continued to be quiet. Another lot have started up but as they are a little further down the road we can barely hear them in our bedroom with the fan on. Could be worse.

Stay safe.

    Trading Guide

TradeShark Diary, 30th May 2020

Just a quick post to catch up and also to let you know I’m still alive.

Friday was spent trading a little football. I had a look at some of the tennis but I was lacking in motivation. I had started recording a few videos where I was commenting other people’s videos. They were binned when the results wasn’t worth posting. Then I found one from the Betfair Trading Community that worked out OK. You can see that video in the blog post before this one.


When that was recorded I took the dogs out. We went down to the dog field and as no one else was there we stayed for a couple of hours. The dogs tired themselves out and we had a nap under a tree. Perfect way to relax.

Sue worked on Saturday so I had the house to myself. It started with the usual 2 hours of housework. I sat in the garden for about 30 minutes and then spent another half hour weeding but it felt too hot to be comfortable so I went inside. A little later I started to feel sick. I try to avoid getting dehydrated as the headache I get seems to take forever to get rid of.

By the early evening I felt pretty rough. I had some shopping to do before I picked Sue up at 7:30 and I wasn’t sure I’d be able to get it done. I tried to make myself sick but couldn’t manage it but once I was in the car I started to feel a little more human. After the shopping I got Sue from the hospital and I was started to feel bad again. Sue said I should go to bed. It was around 9 pm. I don’t usually go to bed when I’m ill. I prefer to carry on as normal but a few minutes later I gave in. I slept for about 10 hours and feel better this morning (Sunday). It was probably something I ate.

Stay safe.

    Trading Guide

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