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2012-04-01 (Sunday)



  1. Ethical Funds | Save up to 100% on Initial Charges!

    Lists of Ethical Funds for ISAs (more categories in left-hand menu. It’s been hard just to find what’s available anywhere.

  2. » Update 1 – From the Windy City Early Retirement Extreme: — a combination of simple living, anticonsumerism, DIY ethics, self-reliance, and applied capitalism

    Just for the metaphor about why it can be good to have a slightly popular blog, but not too popular: “if you’re living in the 16th century, discussing your round earth theory with fellow scientists is good. However, being publicly known as the round-earth guy will get you burned at the stake.”

  3. The Online Photographer: Open Mike: Hobbies and Interests

    Lovely post on working out which pastimes you consistently enjoy, and what it is about them you love. “Free yourself of the ideas that don’t actually fit you, even if they’re ‘supposed’ to be central to the hobby.”


  • philgyford’s avatar

    @adamgreenfield @infovore It is a very, very ingrained notion though. It would be a relief to reject it, but its nagging persists.

  • philgyford’s avatar

    That nagging sense that I’ve done something terribly, fundamentally, wrong because my code changes worked first time.

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @iamdanw Have you so quickly forgotten the horrors of the great Toms v Matts War of 2024? Oh, er, forget I said that. #damntimetravel

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  • jfraseruk’s avatar

    Everything you think about this Government is captured in this picture: