To ravage, to slaughter, to usurp under false titles, they call empire; and where they make a desert, they call it peace.
☛ bloke stuff
Calgacus, Caledonian cheiftan (from modern day Scotland), on the Romans. Quoted in Agricola by Tacitus. (via concepthuman
☛ Blurred lines: Are YouTubers breaking the law? • Eurogamer.net
"I mean, it’s Sporadically Lethal Top Gear over there. Yet despite the grip of firm masculine virtues on local society, they still seem to like forming gangs."
☛ Cameron to fund British superhero
this has somehow made me think better of total biscuit, something I thought impossible
☛ The 100 Worst People On Twitter - 92, Helen Lewis
“But our only hero in recent years was Captain Britain, a cheap cut ‘n’ shut of Arthurian legend, the Union Jack, the House of Lords and Stonehenge that only a UKIP councillor could love.”
☛ Pinboard Turns Five (Pinboard Blog)
"Every time I see her RTd into my timeline I get the horrid feeling she’s going to try and underhandedly steal the diamond mine that’s been in my family for seven generations. I don’t need that sort of pressure."
I still love this line.
"In five years, I haven’t received a single email from an investor or potential acquirer. The closest I came was a few months ago, when the new Delicious owners reached out to me about providing "vision", but I think they were just unfamiliar with my oeuvre. They learned quickly."
What a guy. Gave him a hug in Brighton Dome Studio Bar when he was down for dconstruct last year. He was a little bemused but absolutely lovely.