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Did you know that the UK alone gets through 2.5 billion disposable coffee cups every year? And that despite the PR from a few of the big chains, they are essentially not recyclable? I didn’t. Here’s a good article by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall on the subject.
An old university friend of mine put the following on Facebook. I think it’s succinct and brilliant:
To be clear, without defining Brexit, the phrase, “Brexit means Brexit” means nothing.
– Jack Perschke
During “the final” last night, I stumbled upon a tweet from Julia Hartley-Brewer. If you haven’t heard of her, and it’s understandable that you wouldn’t have, she’s one of these “journalists” who presents a talk radio show and pops up on current affairs programmes like Question Time and The Andrew Marr Show. Here’s the tweet:
In the last 36 hours, many people I know have passed through the various stages of the Kübler-Ross model of grief (denial, anger, bargaining etc.) in the wake of the EU referendum. Most of them now seem to be reaching stage five, acceptance: “I’m not happy with the result of this referendum, but the people have spoken, that’s democracy, I respect and I accept it.”
Beautiful day skiing the Back Corries at Nevis Range on Monday 15 February 2016.