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46,270 free VP awarded in latest Spin & Win

Did you miss out on the most recent Spin & Win contest, held between October 16, 2017 through October 18, 2017? Affiliates who spotted the Spin & Win notice–announced in the weekly SFI Affiliate Newsletter, mailed out Monday, October 16–and who entered the free contest… 256 more words


Want to comment on LEP’s business plan for us? Go to Torbay council website says Sidmouth Herald!

Sidmouth Herald (as part of Archant a BIG supporter of our LEP) prints a press release on the Sidmouth Herald website on “consultation” on the LEP’s new, improved, answer to all our prayers business plan, citing the enthusiastic words of Paul Diviani, the Deputy Chair of an un-named committee. 453 more words


ROCKtober with a ROCK STAR: A guest post by Allison W. 385

This month I switch things up a bit at FOR THE RIDE INSIDE!
Look for monthly guest blog posts from ROCK STAR Cyclists around the world. 462 more words

53 Minutes Or More

Who comes up with these things?

The government is about to build all over my local bit of Green Belt.

They have ordered the local council to come up with new housing plans or they’ll start cutting off their funding (allegedly). 228 more words


I can't abide / Fox's Five - anymore

Done. This time I mean it. Don’t know if I will be alive in ten years, and, don’t know if my country will be alive in ten years—although, my hopes increased dramatically by 1100 hours on Election Night. 552 more words


Tick-box “consultations”

“Consultations are often a legal requirement for government departments – but this sometimes means they are formulaic and ineffective. In an extract from his report, Creating a democracy for everyone: strategies for increasing listening and engagement by government, Jim Macnamara (University of Technology Sydney/ LSE) looks at some of the failings of government consultation, and the problems with one NHS consultation in particular.” 12 more words



I made a simple animation of a Copernican system of planets (Python/Qt). It uses texture mapping and exploits the stack of world matrix transforms. 23 more words