I wrote a post of New Year’s resolutions for WordPress developers for Post Status. It’s a compilation of some of the things I have learnt since joining the WordPress.com VIP team a little over a year ago.
A walk around Loweswater to see in the New Year.
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.”