'Aspect is Class'

"Women who actively want to be stay-at-home mums are uncomfortable for some feminists to contemplate because they have traditionally been so lionised."

"And the stay-at-home mum is threatening to the other side of the debate because capitalism relies on free domestic labour. She can be encouraged and deified as long as she doesn’t consider what she is doing as work worthy of financial recompense. The minute she does that, she becomes dangerous."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mis_CxAJ63U

"Hunt says he wants to reform a childcare system he says is “bad for children, and damaging for the economy”, and suggests the overhaul could get 11 million more women into work."

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2023/mar/20/george-eustice-sta...

"The measures are being introduced as ministers cast about for ways of tackling labour shortages caused by Brexit, long waits for routine NHS procedures and an exodus of older workers since the pandemic."

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2023/mar/22/jeremy-hunt-universal-cr...

 

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'A Shield of Productivity'

"You’ve got to grudgingly admire the ingenuity or shameless cheek of taking a commoditised product and trying to sell it as an object of desire."

https://www.theguardian.com/business/grogonomics/2023/mar/23/productivit...

"Along with higher prices for milk, olive oil and eggs, the ONS said the shortages helped push food inflation to 18.2% - the highest since 1978."

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-65026231

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Kpd3rrtKzA

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2023/mar/22/secret-of-happines...

Fred's Last Resort.

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2023/mar/20/ukraine-is-a-false-j...

Insensitive, Moi?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZ5ofB7axSg&ab_channel=nostalgia565

'Warmer Weather'

"Work on parts of Scarborough's ambitious station gateway project are going ahead despite the town missing out on £20m of levelling up funding and plans to redevelop Scarborough's 'ugliest' building are still being worked on."

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/science-environment-65091803

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0CPJ-AbCsT8

https://www.thisisthecoast.co.uk/news/local-news/parts-of-scarboroughs-s...

"To enable the long term sustainability of the Scarborough Fair Festival and secure a fit for purpose venue for the delivery of the programme, as part of a successful Town Deal application, that will deliver a year round programme of events and improve the customer experience at the Open Air Theatre..."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CpxJsy8nfjA

"It has also become apparent, as a result of more in depth technical investigations into the Open Air Theatre venue, that current utility services are largely inadequate to support the existing infrastructure and must be upgraded to support the new additional facilities delivered as part of Scarborough Fair.""

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Wd6IuVya4M

https://www.thisisthecoast.co.uk/news/local-news/scarborough-and-whitby-...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQw4w9WgXcQ

Exciting thou, innit.

"You should always trust your instincts."

FFS ...

"farm-to-table hilarity"

Spose I ought to take another meter reading...

https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2023/mar/28/londons-county-hall-to-hos...

'Anchor the Site'

"“The development will have no harmful impact on heritage assets and sufficient space remains around the proposals in order to ensure good access for all.”"

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2023/apr/01/free-portraits-of-charle...

"Dowden, who has also been co-ordinating the government’s response to the public sector strikes over pay, said local councils, courts, schools, police forces and fire and rescue services will be among the public institutions eligible for a free portrait"

https://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/23428612.council-commissions-ray-...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-UajuBAUkBs

""It is always a special pleasure to greet European astronauts when they return from space, and today I am delighted to welcome Shaun the Sheep, alive and wool after a well-deserved rest on the farm," he said, tongue firmly in cheek."

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-65107594

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DOlG92rb2Zg

Missing in Malham.

'Ostrich Feathers'

"If I run, my top priority will be to end the corrupt merger between state and corporate power that has ruined our economy, shattered the middle class, polluted our landscapes and waters, poisoned our children, and robbed us of our values and freedoms."

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-derbyshire-65201349

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Gv0H-vPoDc

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2023/apr/06/ginger-rogers-20-best-perfo...

'A Satirical Poem'

""At the entrance of a little nameless river, scarce indeed worth a name, [the Esk] stands Whitby, which, however, is an excellent harbour, and where they build very good ships... The command module of the Apollo 15 mission to the moon, and the most recent space shuttle, were named after Cook's ship, Endeavour.""

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-65225817

"Look below the surface, at the wealth and continuity of history. Whitby has been the source of things that changed society and trade.""

https://www.theguardian.com/uk/2005/mar/12/arts.britishidentity

Apparently the Dog won't fit up the stairs... ;-0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YCljruS1Xg0

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'Snow White'

Dunno why they just don't call it North Yorkshire as Council appears to have nothing to do with it.

https://www.thisisthecoast.co.uk/news/local-news/legitimacy-of-plans-for...

Lazy Town.

https://nycroblog.com/house-history-north-yorkshire/

Consecrated Ground, Moi?

"You know, I do live in a castle. But it's very handy if you want to joust and dress up as a knight. It works out pretty well for me."

Fact is, if they wern't too busy ******* on their own door step.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k8uweOXgnak

All Frogs were called Fred...

https://www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/23444814.northumberland-road-signs-spel...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FwBjLCAodLw

Sleep Tight.

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2023/apr/12/nicked-three-times...

Mouses with Bushy Tales.

https://www.thisisthecoast.co.uk/news/local-news/whitby-redevelopment-pr...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iCol1dhLmco

"The only deal ... is when each side are both equally unhappy" 

https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/environment/scientists-aiming-to-fi...

There and back.

 

'Did this, Difference'

“When they do that at high altitudes, that fuel turns into ice,” he said. “And if it happens to be in the sunlight, when you’re in the darkness on the ground, you can see it as a sort of big cloud, and sometimes it’s swirly.”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eja-popojUo

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2023/apr/17/the-big-idea-why-we-need-a...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_cwRqXBR4Q

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-york-north-yorkshire-68244864