All hope abandon ye who enter here. Seriously.
I am just about to embark on a new contract where I will be staying away......in Basingstoke :ohwell
Are there any good tips for
The best "contractor" hotels to go for (I am thinking chains here)
Occupying your time constructively in the evening
MF - starting a thread implying OldHack is an animal lover. Suspected temporary suicide - 30.11.2012 - 7 days
Do you want to be the football brain of ContractorUK? Do you want forum bragging rights?
You may have talked the talk on the forum about football but can you walk the walk...
Are you the Pep or Jose of football knowledge? Or just the Hodgson, still undecided on their best 11 and resting all...
UK inflation rate falls to zero in February - BBC News
Looking for something I scan in a receipt, and it appears on a spreadsheet - something simple
Anyone know of anything good ?
BBC News - Nigel Farage: UKIP Janice Atkinson allegations 'couldn't look worse'
Dead now alas, but played Goldfinger, and the pompous Prussian officer in Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines
and a German sergeant in The Longest Day, and was doubtless in loads of other films.
OH in "No Mr Bond, I want you to die!" mode :rolleyes:
How often do you put something in a "safe place" so you can't forget where it is, only to have absolutely no freaking idea exactly where you put it when you do need it? :mad
<wait, is it ..... rustles round for 10 minutes>
Tip: if so, post an angry/frustrated thread on CUK .... I just...
Table football in clientCo canteen / lounge area.
Bang, bang, bang, bang, cheer, bang, bang. :suicide:
I had some royal porridge this morning coz I feel like death warmed over. :suity:
It would have been a waste of a good whisky, but the cheap tulipe I actually used was improved somewhat.
I would have been back on the bench today, if it wasn't for that pesky extension. Now I've got to sit here invoicing instead :)
Blade Runner at 25: Why the Sci-Fi F/X Are Still Unsurpassed - From 2007: ”A quarter-century after Ridley Scott's dark vision of the future changed the face of...
My teeth are probably the thing I like least about my appearance - my enamel has gone very translucent over the last 10 years, and I've wondered for a while about saving up for some fairly serious private work. Probably full sets of veneers and possibly some straightening, and I guess having metal...
The Royal Society Journal, Philosophical Transactions, arguably the first scientific journal, is 350 years old this month. To celebrate the RS is granting free access to all its journal content until the end of the month…
Indeed. Fill ya boots science geeks.
Against my better judgement, I've finally succumbed.
And my suspicions have been confirmed - the bottom line is pure narcissism.
Yes, it would be interesting to see what people I've lost contact with are up to but it all seems to be - look how gorgeous my kids are, here's one of me with my...
From a few years ago, but apparently fixed for 300 years...
Leaning Tower of Pisa saved for 300 years
shame we couldn't just get those extra 7 points.
Thought ford was excellent.
Another 6 months, with seemingly plenty more to come. :)
And it's the first client in many years that I've worked for that is well outside of banking and finance.
I must say, it's been refreshing to work with sane, rational, professional - and above all polite and friendly - people for a...
When did it become compulsary to start ever email with Hi?
It used to be just to/from people you knew well and/or liked, now it seems to be the default for everything.
So I pop into the local for a quick snifter tonight.
I see a crowd of pot bellied half arses with ill fitting sports clothing on.
Ahh, the rugby is on the TV.
All watch related which isn't usually of interest to me, but this caught my attention.
BBC News - Wild watches: Indies stir passions at Baselworld 2015
ICM poll: Labour faces wipeout in Scotland after new leader fails to dent SNP support | Politics | The Guardian
Looks like SNP will still hold the balance of power.
MrsB has just called to say that our frisge freezer is dying. Time to look for a new one.
I seem to remember a while back there was a lot of fuss about the Internet of Things and WiFi enabled appliances.
Did this ever become a thing? Can you buy Wi-Fi enabled fridges?
The :nerd in me...
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