Forcing forcibly? Oh dear, I see it’s time to go to bed.
Luckily, the helmet took the blow and I was unharmed. So today’s lesson for me is that it’s not just there to protect me if I happen to fall off.
I know there’s a perpetual debate about #cycling #helmets and I would never dream of forcing anyone else to where one forcibly. However, today I was cycling home and I was passing a couple of pedestrians on a shared path on a bit where some of it had been blocked off. As I got into the narrowed lane, I noticed too late that there was a very heavy low hanging branch on which I banged my helmeted head quite hard (I mean loudly).
So #Article13, imposing automated censorship of the Internet, kicked many times out of EU Parliament before (#ACTA, etc.) is now coming back, pushed by guess who...? A German conservative (A.Voss) and a French copyright taliban, robo-slave of the entertainment industry, who built his career thanks to them (JM.Cavada)! Surprise!!!
If this thing is adopted, one can know what to think of EU and its institutions...
A few minutes later, there was a commotion, the type where birds are either fighting or are alarmed by something, and then I saw a flash of brown and blue. A #jay was hunting birds. I couldn’t tell whether it was after blackbirds or sparrows but it rested in a tree in a neighbour’s garden and then continued its pursuit. It’s easy to forget that these animals are in a life-or-death struggle out there.
When I was having breakfast this morning, I was sitting in the conservatory looking out at the back garden. There has been light rain and many #birds were searching for food. At one point, I noticed #sparrows on the path and the bird feeder, #pigeons on the grass, #bluetits in the apple tree and #blackbirds on the fence.
Bought a new laptop today to replace the old one which has been with me for about seven years – it is falling to pieces. The new one had #Window10 on it, yuk! The number of things it was asking to have access to really made my skin crawl. I didn’t connect to a network while in this #OS.