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by Jdsk
7 Mar 2021, 5:11pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: New idea for navigating LEJOG?
Replies: 27
Views: 475

Re: New idea for navigating LEJOG?

Thanks

Jonathan
by Jdsk
7 Mar 2021, 5:01pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: New idea for navigating LEJOG?
Replies: 27
Views: 475

Re: New idea for navigating LEJOG?

Garmin Edge 1000.

Very pleased with it. Battery life is a bit short but I've now got my workarounds.

I'd buy an Edge 1030 if I were looking now.

Jonathan
by Jdsk
7 Mar 2021, 4:29pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Boris's Brain is missing
Replies: 210
Views: 5722

Re: Boris's Brain is missing

The information watchdog has agreed to look into a challenge to secrecy surrounding a key statement made by police investigating Dominic Cummings’ lockdown journeys.
https://metro.co.uk/2021/03/05/watchdog ... -14193917/

Jonathan
by Jdsk
7 Mar 2021, 3:45pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Oprah - anybody staying up to watch?
Replies: 16
Views: 288

Re: Oprah - anybody staying up to watch?

ITV will air the programme on Monday, March 8 after striking a deal with the network to acquire the rights for a reported £1 million. What time is Harry and Meghan Oprah interview? ITV/STV will show the programme at 9pm https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/19142132.meghan-harry-oprah-watch-interview...
by Jdsk
7 Mar 2021, 3:42pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: New idea for navigating LEJOG?
Replies: 27
Views: 475

Re: New idea for navigating LEJOG?

I'm not sure you need turn by turn navigation. I've never used it in a decade of touring using Garmins (Etrex Hcx and Etrex 20x )Just download your route and follow the pink line (or whatever colour), when zoomed in its quite easy. The only turn by turn navigation I use is on my phone when I'm clos...
by Jdsk
7 Mar 2021, 3:40pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: New idea for navigating LEJOG?
Replies: 27
Views: 475

Re: New idea for navigating LEJOG?

My personal issue is that the information that I would include in the audio description to myself may not match the visual clues to which I would be seeking whilst riding. It's very easy to say 'when in Bodmin turn right at the third bend' however without any visual clues and dealing with other tra...
by Jdsk
7 Mar 2021, 3:23pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Nurses Pay Award
Replies: 103
Views: 1891

Re: Nurses Pay Award

BTW I totally disagree about the importance of detailed political proposals in a cycling forum. We're not going to deliver them by posting here. What interests me here is others' views on the broad direction of travel that we should be following. I think the issue is beyond the direction we should ...
by Jdsk
7 Mar 2021, 3:13pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Nurses Pay Award
Replies: 103
Views: 1891

Re: Nurses Pay Award

This is very typical and, in the 29 years I’ve worked for the NHS, I cannot recall a instance, outside of multi year agreements, where a pay rise has ever been paid on time. Good point. For those unfamiliar with PRBs I'd also add governments accepting recommendations but not funding them. Jonathan
by Jdsk
7 Mar 2021, 3:04pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Nurses Pay Award
Replies: 103
Views: 1891

Re: Nurses Pay Award

No.

BTW I totally disagree about the importance of detailed political proposals in a cycling forum. We're not going to deliver them by posting here. What interests me here is others' views on the broad direction of travel that we should be following.

Jonathan
by Jdsk
7 Mar 2021, 3:01pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Obesity epidemic and our addiction to oil
Replies: 50
Views: 1557

Re: Obesity epidemic and our addiction to oil

Thanks. I don't think that you were moralising, but I'm pretty sensitive to that in the area of health, both individual and public. It doesn't get us anywhere. And in the same vein overattribution to genetic causes could get in the way of what we can change here and now... which is quite a lot. We k...
by Jdsk
7 Mar 2021, 2:53pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Nurses Pay Award
Replies: 103
Views: 1891

Re: Nurses Pay Award

OK then. How do you propose to adequately separate those powers? I recommend Turnbull's thoughts from 2009: https://www.ft.com/content/73f524ca-4faa-11de-a692-00144feabdc0 The big problem is the inadequate separation of powers between the Legislature and the Executive, and the increasing powers of ...
by Jdsk
7 Mar 2021, 2:47pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Obesity epidemic and our addiction to oil
Replies: 50
Views: 1557

Re: Obesity epidemic and our addiction to oil

Yes. We're discovering more and more about the rôles of both genes and hormones in obesity and related stuff. In marked contrast to "It's my hormones" being ridiculed not so long ago. People (like me) who naturally eat sensibly have a defective gene. I'd be very wary of drawing any conclus...
by Jdsk
7 Mar 2021, 2:42pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Nurses Pay Award
Replies: 103
Views: 1891

Re: Nurses Pay Award

[It's the UK's inadequate separation of powers that makes it work that way. OK then. How do you propose to adequately separate those powers? I recommend Turnbull's thoughts from 2009: https://www.ft.com/content/73f524ca-4faa-11de-a692-00144feabdc0 The big problem is the inadequate separation of pow...
by Jdsk
7 Mar 2021, 2:25pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Nurses Pay Award
Replies: 103
Views: 1891

Re: Nurses Pay Award

Give me a concrete proposal. Some change that could be implemented that will do what you think. "let's have greater transparency" means nothing to me. Tell me what you want to happen. An act of parliament, a change to a regulation, a constitutional change. But something. Please read what ...
by Jdsk
7 Mar 2021, 1:19pm
Forum: Using the Forum - request help : report difficulties
Topic: A thesis on moderation and why it's crap for everyone
Replies: 25
Views: 539

Re: A thesis on moderation and why it's crap for everyone

thirdcrank wrote:The three-word game, in particular, rendered the search facility almost useless.

I can do site restriction with an external search engine, but not to the level below that... yet.

Jonathan