Some interesting comments on the post there, but lots of people overplaying the dangers of mercury.
Is mostly closed on Sundays.
I’ve drunk a lot of Tea while waiting for the train back to London.
An advantage to knowing someone that works at Parliament is that you can get some behind the scenes tours that are not usually available to the public. Today, I got to visit the House of Lords archives and conservation studios.
Today’s visit coincided with the last(-ish) chimes from Big Ben, the bell being taken out of action to protect the hearing of the workers repairing the Elizabeth Tower. At 12pm everybody was outside with their cameras pointing up.
I was no different.
Moving this website to a new server. Might mean I actually write stuff here more than a few times per year.
Expect some things to be broken for a while.
I’ve been in the Orkney Islands for several days, departing from Scrabster (Near Thurso) with stays in St Margaret’s Hope, Kirkwall and somewhere between Finstown and Tingwall.
Total journey length including ferries, busses, walking and the world’s shortest commercial flight : 516 km.
More to follow.