Reading this makes me appreciate our Proportional Representation electoral system even more.
Lungs inflate with salty still air
Freighter has Bull wall on the bow
Turn and head back down the path
Content for now. mbnov
Puzzling over these shapes
I stopped to wonder
About the strength of the winds
And the forces of nature.
Are we near the end
Or the end of the beginning
There is nothing inevitable
A rover rumbles slowly over the surface of Mars.
And, look hey, on its way there is a red sports car.
Can you imagine the look on an Alien face, if it finds this strange object drifting in space?
What next? What will we see?
Space never fails to astonish Me.
Down into the forest, the path twisted and turned
Shaped by countless others who passed between these ferns
Suddenly, a bare root causes us to stumble.
Careful now. Concentrate, or we’ll take a tumble.
Storm Aiden lashing the window from the South West.
Grey wild skies over the hedge.
A lone magpie prods here and there.
No trick or treaters this unrelenting year.
Silence on the streets again.
Shocked. I would not like to be a member of the Government having to make a decision on this. So much is at stake. Lives that may be lost if Covid gets out of control again, businesses that may never re open. Jobs lost. The problem now compared to March is that a significant percentage of the population will refuse to comply. What then?
The only possible solution I see is that the Central Bank goes full helicopter cash direct to the private sector.
Hurry up already. FB’s latest court action is the equivalent of giving two fingers to our European data regulations.
RIP the rule of law in the UK Astonishing, but not surprising behaviour.
I’m thinking a lot about retail. 3 pieces that have caught my eye in the last few days.
How to save Irish retail. Stephen Kinsella.€ subscription required. Worth it if interested in Irish business. One crucial factor not mentioned here is logistics costs. It costs us €6 to ship a box to a customer in Ireland, including Northern Ireland, but more than 3 times that to Britain. Amazon is a logistics company operating at enormous scale. If we want to help Irish retailers sell more in Europe, looking at innovative ways to reduce logistics costs would be a good place to begin.
Just finished reading: The Man Who Solved The Market: How Jim Simons Launched The Quant Revolution by Gregory Zuckerman 📚
Interesting read. Also made me think more about the influence of money on politics which I didn’t expect.
[The French will have to build a wall … – Progressive Pulse](www.progressivepulse.org/brexit/th…
Headline of the day for me.
After the race. Howth 17