We find out why some people develop an emotional attachment to a particular item of clothing, learn how contactless payment cards will mean shorter queues at the shop counter, and we're looking for three players for our Monday quiz! If you enjoy general knowledge quizzes and would like to take part, then e-mail us now on email@example.com, tweet @MooneyShow, or from 3pm call 1850 715 900 or text 51551.
Brenda was talking to Derek last week about people "bonding" with items of clothing. Developing emotional attachments to certain garments, even years after they have outlived their purpose!
Derek, as it happens, is wedded to a particular purple shirt of his ... It's taken up residence in his wardrobe, and it's something he just can't get rid of, even though he never wears it anymore!
Jules Falllon is a fashion consultant and former model, and she reckons this is a common phenomenon. She's also Director of First Option Models, and she joins Brenda in studio today to describe what it is that binds us to items of clothing that we don't wear, that take up space in cluttered wardrobes, and that are probably way out of date!
Well, many of you may have received a new debit card from your bank recently with a letter explaining the advantages of contactless payments. But what are these so-called contactless debit cards, and just how safe are they?
Today, Brenda talks to Martin Emms from Newcastle University, who has spotted a flaw in the cards, and to Eric Cooney, Head of Sales with Sage Pay Ireland, who explains this new technology...
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