For the large bit on the portable steel cordons the UK police originally acquired for “Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear” situations and are now using to contain protestors. I’d be a bit shocked if I saw police in, say, a Middle Eastern country using these against peaceful protestors, and now…
While I’m at it, the newish Financial Independence SubReddit is full of this stuff.
Another UK-based early retirement type blog but, it seems, with very, very long posts.
A UK-based blog along the Early Retirement Extreme lines.
Along the lines of Early Retirement Extreme, but a bit more lively (for good and bad).
“This is a user script that adds a search box to repository pages which allows you to search the code in that repository.” That’ll save me a lot of downloading just to search through a project’s files. (via Brett Terpstra)
Tasty, but you’d have to try really hard to make this much butter, parmesan and gorgonzola taste otherwise.
@peterme Congratulations! Hope you have fun.
“Tonight on Channel 4, ‘Stephen Fry’s 100 Greatest Adjectives’.”
@revdancatt I’m so lazy I google for all my tweets rather than type them out. Including this one.
@csi_popmusic Yeah - it doesn’t go anywhere. I really wanted to see more of the accountant to be honest.
@csi_popmusic I quite enjoyed it, but I think the Chegwin/Dennis/Barry on the sofa bit was the only time I laughed out loud.
@yoz His endless sarcasm these days does undermine some of the serious points he makes other times, which is a shame.