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  • Deaths .... just putting this out there...

    Just putting this out there...

    In the UK in 2018 there were 541,589 deaths (530,841 in 2019).

    That's 1,483 per day if you divide the total by 365

    https://www.ons.gov.uk/ … more

  • Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit is a brave man!

    In the UK we accept that the monarchy - the Queen as Sovereign - is Head of the Armed Forces.

    This is largely a symbolic fact and in the UK this is not a big deal as the monarchy stays out of … more

  • tfu=totally fucking useless

    2nd week of isolation started today so please forgive my bad language...

    New acronym incoming...

    tfu=totally fucking useless.

    Covid-19 is no excuse for laziness unless you have it (and a bad … more

  • Money creation in the modern economy

    Hi All

    OK - this is an old subject and one which was probably responsible for me starting blogging in the first place.

    But I think it's probably more relevant now than when it was produced as a … more

  • Taxing obscene wealth....

    This subject is on my mind recently; I have a lot of stuff bubbling around the aether in my head.....

    The gulf between gates/bezos/musk and the seriously lazily unemployed is huge.

    And if the meat … more

  • The world is a dry powder keg!

    DISCLAIMER - MAYBE I'M A PARANOID WHO HAS WATCHED "I AM LEGEND", THINKS TOO MUCH AND HAS NOT FLOWN HIS PARAGLIDER FOR TOOOOOOOO LONG!

    Riots today in Minneapolis and Hong Kong.

    People are … more

  • Anyone feel sorry for Dominic Cummings..?

    Yesterday I kept turning the TV on (voyeuristically) and off (angrily) watching Dominic Cummings deal live with one angry journalist after another, purporting to represent the whipped up frenzied " … more

  • My glossary

    The meaning of some words that I may use in my blog from time to time.

    tldr = too long, didn't read

    grankers = greedy bankers

    snoutlets = sensational news outlets.

    shacks = shameles hacks … more