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  1. Just sharing a snippet of familial information in...

    Just sharing a snippet of familial information in a general discussion area. HTH.
  2. Yes. Because it is a museum...

    Yes. Because it is a museum.


    The Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum was created by an act of the Polish parliament on July 2, 1947, and includes the grounds of two extant parts of the Auschwitz I...
  3. FTFY.

    FTFY.
  4. Covid-19 - other viruses are available

    My daughter in law has had two covid-19 tests recently, both negative. The latest diagnosis is the 'flu - which fits with her symptoms of fatigue and vertigo and according to the doc is 'doing the...
  5. While it's important to keep an open mind and try...

    While it's important to keep an open mind and try to have a balanced view, I think I'll just go with the consensus of scientific opinion. Just like I do for medical treatment.

    However, it's vital...
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    Or bulltulip CV. ;) I got 24 overall. Apparently,...

    Or bulltulip CV. ;) I got 24 overall. Apparently, you're supposed to quantify everything, but that doesn't really work for technical jobs.
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    That's the spirit!.

    <OG Mode>That's the spirit!</OG Mode>.
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    That'll be all the muscle they're developing.

    That'll be all the muscle they're developing.
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    For permie jobs that does look like a good tool-...

    For permie jobs that does look like a good tool- although US biased. For technical contractor jobs, not so much, I think. Still, I got 100/100 for skills, so that's nice.
  10. I couldn't give a toss about the heritage. The...

    I couldn't give a toss about the heritage.

    The significance of this is Erdogan increasingly wooing the Islamists. Before Erdogan, Turkey was a secular nation officially. It is rapidly ceasing to...
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    I've got four.

    I've got four.
  12. Which is then seized upon by the intellectually...

    Which is then seized upon by the intellectually challenged as proof that all claims concerning Climate Change are rubbish. But I note that Shellenberger is not necessarily correct with all his...
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    Most of us, I'd guess.

    Most of us, I'd guess.
  14. The data isn't there - there's a 1-2 week lag....

    The data isn't there - there's a 1-2 week lag. Anything more recent is very speculative. We've been above 1.0 now for about 6 weeks. However, in absolute terms, the numbers are still very low.
  15. Don't panic. The effective R from 30th Jun is...

    Don't panic. The effective R from 30th Jun is about 0.63. Switzerland is at 1.57 - and we've only just mandated masks on public transports.
    ...
  16. Not all members here are in IT, and it's question...

    Not all members here are in IT, and it's question about using your ltd co to buy property.
  17. I got a chap on these very forums in for a week's...

    I got a chap on these very forums in for a week's consultancy. Just drew up a simple agreement - I pay you this much for this much work at this place. Expenses covered by your rate.

    I also got...
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    And more contagious.

    And more contagious.
  19. Are the checkout assistants not protected by...

    Are the checkout assistants not protected by flexiglass partitions?
  20. Maybe £150 a day. HMRC have admitted that some...

    Maybe £150 a day. HMRC have admitted that some affected by the LC were on lower than 30K a year. Some on £30 an hour - so £240.

    SmartPay were the scheme provider cited in an article in The Times...
  21. You cannot work through an agency as sole trader.

    You cannot work through an agency as sole trader.
  22. A good way to transfer the base to the pan is to...

    A good way to transfer the base to the pan is to roll it around a rolling pin (gently, you don't want to push the layers together), then unroll into the pan.
  23. Some of the people affected are low paid agency...

    Some of the people affected are low paid agency workers, who were recommended to use a scheme by their agents. Their stories have been reported from time to time in the press.
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    Oh come on "Ethnic minorities like me (literally...

    Oh come on "Ethnic minorities like me (literally nothing about me is white except for my skin colour) have had to deal with systemic oppression all our lives." Wonderful.
  25. and very small at that. Anyway, that was...

    and very small at that.

    Anyway, that was downright nasty, so I'm giving him a month to cool down.
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    Sticky: Is it a full moon or something? BR14. One...

    Is it a full moon or something?

    BR14. One month. Just nasty.

    Edit: and that one triggered DoctorStrangelove. Thanks for the neg rep! The comment was lovely as well. :ohwell
  27. Take agency PAYE. Then, if the agency goes bust,...

    Take agency PAYE. Then, if the agency goes bust, you're one of the first in the queue for payment.
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    True enough. I've been in the same place for...

    True enough. I've been in the same place for years, so haven't talked to an agent - other than the ones at my agency, and that's usually to tell them what I'd like to drink. If this comes to an end,...
  29. At renewal, tell the agency you want, e.g. a 25%...

    At renewal, tell the agency you want, e.g. a 25% rate increase, or you walk. And mean it.
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    Virus Lives Matter

    Why vaccines are deeply racist | Titania McGrath | The Critic Magazine
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    Good job you're not the vindictive sort then.

    Good job you're not the vindictive sort then.
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    The main light in my bedroom is colour changing...

    The main light in my bedroom is colour changing LEDs - strips hanging in loops from the various beams. The remotes stopped working, so now I it's stuck on magenta. With bedside lamps and other white...
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    The crime was recorded as racially aggravated,...

    The crime was recorded as racially aggravated, but there's no evidence that fine was higher or anything was added to the punishment as a result.

    If he'd only called the guy a fsking leprechaun...
  34. Well, the govt have repeatedly denied it is...

    Well, the govt have repeatedly denied it is retrospective.

    Out of interest, do you have an example of a good retrospective law?
  35. This. And since I work mostly from home anyway,...

    This. And since I work mostly from home anyway, it didn't make much difference to anything else really. Except sauna and gym going - I missed that.
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    What, Sweden? Oh no- they get healthcare at least.

    What, Sweden? Oh no- they get healthcare at least.
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    mmm haggis. Lovely stuff.

    mmm haggis. Lovely stuff.
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    He wasn't fined for calling an Irishman a...

    He wasn't fined for calling an Irishman a leprechaun. He was fined mainly for sending an email containing various threats to assault. The reference to leprechaun just meant the offense was considered...
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    Government screwed up in not deal with Covid-19...

    Government screwed up in not deal with Covid-19 considerably earlier. With explanations, personal testimony and analysis. I've read the same stuff before, and while I think it's probably fair...
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    Sticky: Zigenare. 1 day. Xenophobia. '... is not a race'...

    Zigenare. 1 day. Xenophobia. '... is not a race' isn't a defence against racism. Even if you think the use of race on the context of nationality is anti-semantic.

    Edit; thanks for the neg rep Dark...
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    First covid came for the pensioners... No it...

    First covid came for the pensioners...

    No it isn't. But anti racism laws have been extended to include nationality and ethnic group. On that basis, take a day off.

    It's not hatred to point...
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    I think the OP has the info they need now, so...

    I think the OP has the info they need now, so closing the thread.
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    :wave:

    :wave:
  44. https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/320/cpsprodpb/6F7B/p...

    https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/320/cpsprodpb/6F7B/production/_113293582_diningout1.jpg

    Mask off, mouthful, mask on.
    Mask off, sip of wine, mask on.
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    You forgot about when you're allowed to flush the...

    You forgot about when you're allowed to flush the toilet,

    Not that I have these problems as I own a house. I have heard there are some weird people who even like living in Zurich.
  46. Most stupid photo accompanying a new article goes to the BBC.

    BBC News - Chancellor gives diners 50% off on eating out
    Chancellor gives diners 50% off on eating out - BBC News
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    I did find a pub near the airport that was...

    I did find a pub near the airport that was serving a litre of beer at 5chf as a promotion. Oh we quaffed a few that night, I can tell you. :ohwell
  48. Moved here. But if you really want it in General,...

    Moved here. But if you really want it in General, just let us know.
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    Yes. It is exactly that.

    Yes. It is exactly that.
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    True enough. Interesting point. I'll think on it.

    True enough.
    Interesting point. I'll think on it.
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