Revealing BBC Calculator

So, the BBC has a calculator to tell me how much money I’m going to save (or not) as a result of the budget.

It’s really rather telling.

You will be £0 better off.
BBC Budget Calculator.

It’s odd, because it’d almost suggest that a lot of Conservative economic policies don’t do a lot to help the average (especially young) person. Which is ridiculous, of course.


THE most brilliant response of the year:

So, after reading about the inspiration for my post on how to treat teachers, my friend (who has seen the whole email) felt compelled to respond. This gets a whole post rather than a comment because it’s so damn good.

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How to treat your teacher.

We all know that teachers aren’t really employed to teach us things – they’re just part of an elaborate scheme to stop children having fun. In fact, anyone who doesn’t treat them terribly is essentially bowing to the pressure of “the man” so to ensure classroom chaos is always prevalent, here’s a guide on how you should really treat teachers.

Talk to your friend.

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A little bit backwards.

…and with that, a grand welcome back to the Twenty Fourteen theme on theblog@rachael98!

Me likey.

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I am good at this cake binging day…

I am good at this.

20 things not to do on Valentine’s Day | Life and style | The Guardian.

I haven’t done romance at all today. Just cake.

Something you might find comforting, though:

Meanwhile, can I ask where the heck my cards are? D:


Yammer is good for you.

Yammer is Microsoft’s social enterprise network. By that, I mean, it’s an internal version of Facebook for companies.

My school is doing lots of exciting things, and Yammer is one of them which has been discovered by many people before it was even released.

I’d like to hail it as a public health success.

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Glowing Testimonial…

It was beautifully written, but I disagree with all of it.

I don’t know to what extent this would cover a lot of my blog…

It’s something my English teacher said having been sent a link to my post Things I am not: capable of English homework.


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Can we please use words properly?

LU had urged union members to vote against strikes, insisting they had dismissed the Northern Line driver for failing two random breath alcohol tests, adding that it operates a zero tolerance policy for drugs and alcohol.

Extract from a story reporting a strike as a result of a Tube driver being sacked after failing two alcohol tests.

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The Observer view on religious education | Observer editorial | Comment is free | The Guardian

The Observer view on religious education | Observer editorial | Comment is free | The Guardian.

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