Tweets seen today
That reminds me of the lady who lives at Bealtaine Cottage in Ireland: https://bealtainecottage.com/.
“Prepping” in the European context, especially in relatively crowded spaces such as the UK, cannot be the same as in, say, North America.
The problem with the more fuzzy kind of thinking about prepping in Europe is that it leaves out the potential for chaos and disorder if (or when) centralized authority collapses or disappears.
A few of my blog posts about prepping: https://ianrobertmillard.org/2018/07/05/the-pressing-need-for-safe-zones-in-the-uk-and-across-europe/; https://ianrobertmillard.org/2017/10/22/why-should-people-relocate-to-the-safe-zone-of-the-germinal-ethnostate/; https://ianrobertmillard.org/2021/01/19/diary-blog-including-thoughts-about-prepping-on-the-individual-level/; https://ianrobertmillard.org/2021/02/03/diary-blog-3-february-2021-including-more-thoughts-about-prepping/; and see https://www.ready.gov/food
Multiply that by about £20,000 per person (including NHS services, educational services, legal and police costs etc), a modest supposition, and the cost exceeds £32 billion per year…
How polite we British still are! Try that in, say, Russia or France and see what happens! It would have been amusing to see the cars shown here roll slowly towards the virtue-signallers (who mostly no doubt live comfortable easy lives with their parents in some suburban or semi-rural enclaves), and then just keep on going…
A Victorian phrenologist would have a field day with Sajid Javid’s head.
Late tweets seen
Such goblins and gargoyles purport to rule over us…
In fact, Professor Whitty is not a minister but Chief Medical Officer: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_Whitty. Still, the overall point is a good one.
“The good folk never notice when the Devil is sitting on their shoulder.” [Mephistopheles, in Goethe’s Faust].
As usual, A.C. Grayling misses the point.
Even were that stupid incompetent puppet to be suddenly removed, another puppet would take his place within days…