What you have in your bag, handbag, purse or about your person always (in jacket pockets etc,) says a lot about you. I just got caught in a rainstorm so had to empty out my bag, and thought it made a nice photo. So here's mine.
Welcome to Hastings library! …/…
UK should cancel Donald Trump visit, says Jeremy Corbyn (Theguardian)
Nature is "cruel" sometimes. On the right are the eggs of the whelks on the left. Look at how the first few whelks survive. What other "cruelties" do you know about?
34 years this week since the Tories sent in the army in unmarked police uniforms to violently attack British miners. The Tories will always hate the working class. A Labor Govt will hold a public inquiry to expose the truth.
Best Quora Q&A on the next fold. Share your own? (On your own card or in the comments) >>>
Thistles - painful, beautiful, nourishing.
"It’s a truth universally acknowledged by those who don’t let sentiment cloud their thinking that the newspaper’s time will soon pass—except for rare titles like the New York Times and a few others that can attract national audiences. The old model of a general-purpose newspaper fit the industrial age when advertisers needed mass audiences to sell the products of mass production. But the marketplace no longer supports the model of a few messages to many people. Now it is many messages, each to a few people,” >>>
The UK has 9 out of the 10 poorest regions in northern Europe
My thoughts are with you, Escape xxx
Congressional Candidate In Virginia Admits He’s A Pedophile | HuffPost
Is this a test?
*Let's talk about advice.* Getting advice from others is rarely helpful. What they say often tells you about their choices, their life; and doesn't tell you much about yours, or the reason why you asked for advice in the first place. >>>
*The Sola Short Story Reading List for the TL;DR generation!* Short stories aren't just short novels - they're something else entirely. Where prose becomes poetry, maybe, or an exploration of a situation or mood. Recommend any good ones, say why you like them. Let's build a reading list. I'll start >>>
Ramadan mubarak to Muslim friends - hoping gor peace especially in Kabul and Gaza.
This may be a good moment to reflect on where the money comes from that pays for the bullets shot into the back of Palestinian children. The only solution to the Palestine / Israel problem will come from the USA. Unfortunately. >
How to Win at Monopoly and Lose All Your Friends (Imgur)
The Difficulty in Defining Donald Glover’s ‘This is America’ (Medium)
So, I asked my son how you work out the volume of a ring doughnut… 🤣😉😎
Buzkashi or بزکشی - literally "goat pulling" in Dari / Persian is a wild form of horse polo involving thunderous, highly trained, highly agressive horses and riders grabbing a goat carcuss from each other. Here you can see the 'ball'. >>>
The ‘One Democratic State Campaign’ program for a multicultural democratic state in Palestine/Israel (Mondoweiss)
Let me know in the comments if you want to know what this was about, from earlier on today. Or guess yourself.
Interesting, and says a lot. I would be interested in a similar chart of economic activity. Someone said that California is the world's 5th largest economy all on its own.
Why the utopian vision of William Morris is now within reach | Aeon Essays
Analysis | President Trump has made 3,001 false or misleading claims so far (Washingtonpost)
Feels like collusion. Smells like collusion. Corporate media doing the Conservatives dirty work.
See Yourself As You Truly Are in This Mysterious Metal Mirror (Atlasobscura)