Hi! I'm a Global VAT Manager (boring career) and lapsed livestream DJ (due to post-Covid issues).
I'm also a Labour Town Councillor in #Burntwood, Staffordshire.
Serious Twitter addict so the withdrawal over the next few months is not going to be pretty.
I toot about everything; politics, insomnia, weak-arse puns, mild swears, mental health issues (depression, ADHD, being an eejit) and insert myself into conversations with little provocation.
Look at what Germany is doing to tackle fuel prices https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMLwFuahP/?k=1
We're so fucked in Tory Britain
Tedious Physical Exercise Boast
Having used that as a CW once, I feel obliged to use it for all these.
I just completed a #Conqueror challenge.
I think MrsVark and I might have an impulse control issue when it comes to gig tickets. This morning we booked to see The Levellers in Cov on 5th August. This evening we booked to see @HENGE_band in Leek on 21st Oct and tonight we booked to see @PIXIES and The @LotteryWinners in Bingley on 7th August.
Your fact of the day. There's roughly one British billionaire for every 7 Trussell Trust food banks in the UK #RichList
The home office proving once again how they will very nearly just toss those they don't deem of use into the fire. As this would get in the way of evacuation of able bodies people. But that's nothing new for the Conservatives. 😓Thread about Grenfell.
Today, the Home Office has decided that requiring 'personal emergency evacuation plans' (PEEPs) for disabled residents would not be "proportionate, practical or safe", and sa…
https://toot.cafe/@baldur/108328403319107912 a fine thread on "IQ", collective vs individual wisdom and work, and other stuff. in my opinion IQ has been a profoundly destructive concept for humanity. foremost it has been wielded in the name of race science. more subtly but no less importantly, it has distorted the very bases of how we think about human capabilities, by generalizing and totalizing capability to a single value. (to an extent, this is what anything called a quotient *does*!)
A good, basic introduction to the aardvark...
Seen on the accursed bird site.... The Horde Hoop Marimba Band plays Vivaldi.... Uplifting for a Thursday morning.