An excellent track from Lowkey for campaigning to:
ukpol sign language
Labour has a manifesto available in British Sign Language. This is the section on poverty and inequality: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0gd6JKWEfyM
ok, boomer: a concise guide to the generations living in early 21st century America.
There's a bit of commentary as to why I did this and a few things I noticed after doing it on my blog: http://egypt.urnash.com/blog/2019/12/07/ok-boomer-a-concise-guide-to-the-generations-living-in-early-21st-century-america/
You're at uni. You want to succeed. Don't bite it.
If you quote another paper then just cite it.
Now listen up, there's no need to get vexed.
The first step is to cite it in text.
It's paren name year paren
Ill say it again
Its paren name year paren
Say it with me now
Paren name year paren
Now you know who and you know when
But what if you want to find that paper again.
I'm give you advice. Please don't fight it.
You need to have a list of works you cited.
Break it down Harvard style
I'm a speculative fiction writer looking for worker-owners willing to talk about their work at a co-op.It is research for a novel series I'm working on. Any takers? For more details on work I've done here's a link: https://cadwellturnbull.com/publications/
prescription costs in England, possibly useful information
If you get a lot of prescription medicines (more than one prescription per month) and are not eligible for free ones, you are still eligible to buy a Prescription Prepayment Certificate.
They are £29.10 for 3 months or £104 for a year, and then all your prescriptions are free for that period of time.
You can buy one online and there is more info from the NHS:
UK voter registration
366,000 people applied yesterday to register to vote. But there were over 9 million not on the register, and some may not realise they're not listed. If you are, you should have had a polling card by now.
Vera Nazarian's Cobweb Bride is enjoyable if you're into quasi-historical female-led fantasy with an intriguing plot. My review: http://www.warpcoresf.co.uk/cobweb-bride.php
Sacha Baron Cohen calls for internet regulation: https://techcrunch.com/2019/11/22/watch-sacha-baron-cohen-skewer-zuckerbergs-twisted-logic-on-hate-speech-and-fakes/
He talks a lot of sense with regard to huge platforms. I'm not sure how those points could or should apply to smaller ones like Mastodon; although it's not as if this place is the problem.
Indila has just brought out a new single, Parle à ta tête, but Dernière Danse is kind of the prequel, and it's brilliant:
plea to register to vote in the UK elections
It's the socialism or barbarism election.
If you don't have a personal reason to vote, or you feel like you have some duty to abstain, please consider the lives of people like me who have suffered a lot from Tory governance:
- 2016: Had to desperately figure out a pathway to British Citizenship due to terrible new housing/employment laws
- 2018: Had my benefits removed because of Tory quotas and health assessments, struggling to survive ever since
The deadline for voter registration is 26th November. I just want to make that clear as people are sharing my "10 days to the deadline" toot from a few days ago. Don't lose your right!
There are only 10 days left to register to vote in the UK general election. Don't lose your right.
Flood alerts, warnings, and severe warnings are pretty bad in Lincs right now: https://flood-warning-information.service.gov.uk/warnings
The Wandering Shop is a Mastodon instance initially geared for the science fiction and fantasy community but open to anyone. We want our 'local' timeline to have the feel of a coffee shop at a good convention: tables full of friendly conversation on a wide variety of topics. We welcome everyone who wants to participate, so long as you're willing to abide by our code of conduct.