There was a young lady from Belper
Renowned as a bit of a yelper.
It was generally known
That she worked alone
With occasional use of a helper.

Sad to hear about Updog closing down. Lovely hosting service. Yet another reason to bin Dropbox

Oh Labour. We made government service URLs simple to read and remember so QR codes, which are just shit for all kinds of reasons, wouldn't be needed chaos.social/@uint8_t/10314788

There's a great spotted woodpecker on the peanut feeder ❤️

Self-promotion 

Sorry, whether you're Fox, the BBC, Donald Trump or an anonymous social media rando, I think word choice matters; I think accuracy matters.

description of doing very tedious manual labour 

@jh Clearly that's because it's under archæology. (ugh, why don't more IT systems normali[s|z]e for common dialect variations like this)

In today's arse-headery: wondering why the hell a tech site's CMS doesn't have an archaeology tag – and I like to think my US English is pretty good.

Hello. I see Robert DeNiro's done a Warburtons advert.

RSPCA advice: it’s totally valid to call 999 if you see a dog shut in a car in hot weather

Time and again, places scupper their aircon efforts by propping open doors and windows. Which is like trying to make your fridge colder by leaving the door open

Today: get in shower, get out of shower, sit in front of fan, repeat

UK politics 

I was going to share this link and photo with just the word “synchronicity” but, consulting Chambers, I see synchronicity requires there be no relation between occurrences. Timeliness? af.reuters.com/article/commodi

Our local parish map calls this, simply, Fish Ponds. In theory, if you zoom, you may see a few pale grey pixels on the far water margin that denote the presence of a large heron

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Not far away, a whole field of cultivated borage which we suspect, like a local fava field, is being grown as a cover crop and will be returned to the ground

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