@jv yes, yes and yes. one of the best books i've read.
@jv cheers will give it a look.
@jv it's worth a good skim, some of it's a little dry. some very interesting stuff though about how human populations dispersed and why they developed at such different rates.
@jv do you keep an online reading list? asking for a friend
@yorrike yep i saw a few dads out teaching their kids road biking rules. it was good.
@jw i concur.
@jv never heard of her or her book. thanks for linking to this.
@simonwoods you won't regret it. i've been into it since i was a kid.
@simonwoods ha i know right. and yet.
@kaa good piece.
another thing i'd like to see come out of this is that govts get properly prepared for the next one, and actually have a plan instead of seeming to just make it all up as they go along.
@duckrowing that whole financial crisis and the bailouts that followed was a low point of democracy and capitalism. shameful indeed.
@JohnPhilpin a little proofing goes a long way
@adders one of my favourite things is a shopping list my eldest boy wrote by hand when he was four. i laminated it and kept it :)
@Miraz yes that is a poorly written notice.
@sexyhermit that's some good and essential reading right there.
@jv great quote. i have his gulag book lined up for a read.
@Miraz strange critter. don’t think I’ve seen one of those.
@simonwoods thank you for linking this it is quite wonderful.
@manton nice one, have been waiting for this :)
@adders toilet paper panic disorder is what people get from not having enough facts in their diets.
@dubh good spot that.
@muncman i too say jif.. but what about seeing also "gift" :)
english is indeed a funny thing.
@Stevsmit the ken burns doco "prohibition" on netflix is well worth a watch if you haven't seen it
@mdhughes i enjoy your music curations.
@Miraz nice. think i'll go there sometime.
are there any pā settlement remains on the island?