Friday Links

Happy Friday! So it was cold and there was quite a bit of snow for London and almost everything got cancelled. In other news my hot water bottle after over a decade of faithful service died, yes I do have a spare but wet pyjamas are not fun when it’s -1C!


Then to make matters worse, I put my back out on Wednesday night and have been pain and off work ever since…

This week on the blog, there was the usual Monday miscellany, the monthly goal review and setting post and a plum cake recipe.

Here’s what I read this week:

I call on Ireland and Britain to break the Stormont deadlock I agree but the DUP won’t  and therefore neither will the Tories as the DUP hold the balance of power in Westminster. God it’s depressing….

Chasing the Loneliness Epidemic Won’t Cure What Ails Us

Somebody Needs to Make a Movie About John Shuster and His Ragtag Team of Curling Rejects.  Mr T is a curling fan, Mr. T!!

Tara Newbold’s death: 37 injuries but no murder charge. This is just unbelievable.

‘I’ve been here for 50 years’: the scandal of the former Commonwealth citizens threatened with deportation I’ve been saying, since I worked at Ealing and had to spend time talking to the Home Office, they are rubbish…this shows their incompetence in all its glory.

Icelandic language battles threat of ‘digital extinction’

‘We batter them with kindness’: schools that reject super-strict values

Why treating your depression is like learning your times tables. This is so sensible. I have ever taken anti depressants, I was miserable for a long time but not so miserable that I couldn’t get out of bed (wanted to but could force myself up) and I’ve spoken about my coping mechanisms for those times but always with the strict caveat that this is what worked for me, don’t take it as criticism of the way you cope. Be


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2 Responses to Friday Links

  1. Adam Leone says:

    I hope your back feels better!

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