I should have tried that…

Last weekend, I spent an hour or so counting and sorting the coins in my change jar[1]. Obviously what I should have done was arrange the coins in little stacks and made myself a chess set like this one:

The World’s Most Expensive Chess Set

Of course, I wouldn’t have had the banknotes to make the board, but I’m sure I could have improvised something or other. Or maybe not.

[1] I throw all my loose change into a jar[2] at the end of each day. I count it up and pay it into the bank on a “when I get round to it” basis.
[2] The current jar is a tall transparent plastic one that once contained Quality Street, if my generally addled memory serves me