As lockdown eases and we're allowed to gather in small numbers again, the bitcoin guy will almost certainly make a reappearance. You know the one: he uses family braais to tell everyone willing to listen about the wonders of cryptocurrency, how he "got in early", and how much "real" money he's made as a result.

Maybe your eyes will glaze over - for some people the subject of bitcoin is as boring as watching paint dry. But maybe you'll feel a little pang: you know you probably should have some exposure to cryptocurrency, but you definitely don't want to take advice from Uncle Rob...

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