Is the cashless society coming or going? | Brief letters

Coins or cards? | Jeremy Clarkson’s A-levels | Michael Gove | Remainer headgear | A 48% tattoo | From Hastings to Tbilisi

In the Guardian app’s UK Daily edition (18 August), I was intrigued to read, in the Financial section, “Cashless society a step closer as more than 23m people abandon coins”, and then confused when I turned to the Life section to find “Cashback? The people ditching cards in the cost of living crisis”. Seeing both sides of the coin, then?
Phil Dowell
Bridport, Dorset

• Surely few students would be reassured by Jeremy Clarkson’s tweet saying that those with poor A-level results might end up like him (‘I’m holidaying on a boat’: celebrities’ words of wisdom on A-level results day, 18 August).
Alan Pearson

• A man who proclaimed the boundless benefits of leaving the EU now says Liz Truss is taking a “holiday from reality” (Gove backs Sunak and says Truss is ‘taking holiday from reality’, 19 August). Are they at the same resort?
Alan Fairs
Bewdley, Worcestershire

• Re wearing a remainer badge abroad (Letters, 18 August), nothing beats the royal blue beret with 12 gold stars produced by Maggie Turner in Bath during those happy, hopeful days.
Pat Robson
Margate, Kent

• To make clear my opposition to Brexit, I got a tattoo on my forearm saying “48%”. (No, it didn’t hurt.)
Elaine Hope
Darlington, County Durham

• Re unlikely rail destinations (Letters, 18 August), a colleague once came to Ore station in Hastings and flourished his ticket to Tbilisi, Georgia. The reply: “Tbilisi, mate? Change at Ashford.
Tim Bowen
St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex

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