Bullseye

A "prominent British scientist" will be the face on the new £50 note. pic.twitter.com/HJP6Jxcs0H — Oonagh (@Okeating) November 2, 2018 Feature image by Howard Lake under this creative commons license

Enterprise Culture 1986

Found a 1986 UK government enterprise culture leaflet. Filed away and thrust in my hand just before I first went self employed. In retrospect it reads more pro-the-little-guy-starting-out than the get rich quick startup (heavily in debt startup aiming to get bought by a large corporate or we’ll never make any money) culture of today….

Beyond The Thunderdome

“Nice passport. Are you here for business, pleasure or to cram as many tinned goods, medicine and substances of human origin into your suitcase as physically possible before returning to the fucking Thunderdome?”“Yes that’s the one”“Lovely shade of blue” pic.twitter.com/dto2C4drvW — James Felton (@JimMFelton) July 25, 2018

Rock & Pop Places: The Sun Always Shines On TV

Was watching a re-run of Top of the Pops from 1986 and a-ha’s The Sun Always Shines On TV was on and they played the video which made me curious as to where the church section was filmed. Well it turns out it was The Church of St Alban, The Martyr in wonderful downtown Teddington…

Smalls Support

Colyton airs laundry in support of washing line mum https://t.co/nyjZVmacID — BBC News (UK) (@BBCNews) June 12, 2018 Gotta love a little kickback against a smidgen of social snobbery

No Time Time

Today was a ‘taster’ day or rather an assessment of suitability for accessing adult day care for dementia Mum. Providing Mum with enough mental stimulation is perhaps where I worry I can’t quite match up. We were never super close. She was always a glass half empty person. She never really had hobbies and the…

Shopping For Brexiteers

Lidl is the supermarket that encapsulates Brexit Britain. Iceland shoppers most Brexity, Ocado most pro Remain (via @YouGov) pic.twitter.com/3jYRn8RAZH — Sebastian Payne (@SebastianEPayne) October 22, 2016