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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
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
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
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
Shocking video of the tragic port explosion in Beirut yesterday highlights the very tenuous existence of the State of Lebanon.
The political system there is tribally split and dominated by the … more
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
This is more of an informative post (hopefully) rather than a rant or my trying to make a point!
If you have read this blog you may have picked up that in the past I have been excited about crypto$ … more
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
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
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