A Bitcoin tale of woe

I bought Bitcoin in 2013. I was sixteen years old, and if I remember correctly, one Bitcoin was around £100 (it could’ve been anywhere between £30 and £150, but I remember it being around a hundred quid). I liked the idea of a universal currency, although I didn’t understand it (honestly, I still don’t). I went a few times to a coffee shop in Shoreditch, where I could buy a flat white for a fraction of a bitcoin. I estimate that the amount I paid for each flat white would be worth about £600 today. Those who claim that young people are throwing away potential deposit money on third wave coffee and avocado toast were, in my case, correct. I would guess I spent about £30,000 worth of Bitcoin on brunch.

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