Met Office to reboot Stonehenge as part of IT upgrade
The Stonehenge will give real-time data. If it's wet, there's rain about, shady it'll be sunny and if a top stone is on the ground there'll be a bit of a blow
The supercomputer is expected to be up and running at the summer solstice, where the commissioning ceremony will include the sacrifice of a Swindon Virgin and nuddy dancing from a team of weather forecasters.
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The Book of Margery Kempe
Margery Kempe (1373-1438) desperately wants to be a canonized saint of the Church. And in so doing, she alienates just about every person that she encounters.
This book is the personal account of its titular hero, written on her behalf by scribes as she dictated the words to them. Kempe details her spiritual journey as a holy woman, including visits from Christ, the 12 Apostles, and the occasional angel. Having been married many years and having had several children, Kempe declares herself a virgin. She then goes on pilgrimages to Jerusalem and holy sites of saints. Her husband is (mostly) patient with these developments. Kempe's sanctity tends to irritate everyone she encounters, though, and she (bless her) lacks the self-awareness to understand why they can't stand her. Kempe's tendency to reprimand people at the dinner table for not talking about Jesus enough or to weep and wail loudly during sermons proves to be quite the turnoff. Strangers call her a heretic and tell her she ought to burn. Priests and friars question her and imprison her. And she, to her credit, triumphs.
I'd love it if Taika Waititi or Wes Anderson made a movie about this woman. It would be quite the tragicomedy. In the end, there's something charming and powerful about this woman who made herself a vessel of righteousness even while possibly (cunningly) using her unique position to rise above her status and wield privileges your average medieval woman could not. And who knows Much of the discourse surrounding her suggests she was schizophrenic or otherwise struggling with her mental health. But who am I to say she didn't see Jesus
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Some places are just next level. For me, @zionnps had been that special place where I feel most at home. I spent about three years living right next door to Zion, in little ol' St. George. Every chance I could I went to Zion to play and explore. The place played a big role in my life after a really difficult time. And I am always thankful for it.
I put together a blog post on my favorite hikes in the Southwest. The Narrows in Zion definitely makes the cut. Find out what else makes my Top 5.
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Repost from @daniwyattauthor
"𝑻𝒉𝒆 𝒊𝒏𝒔𝒕𝒂-𝒍𝒐𝒗𝒆 𝒐𝒇 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒔𝒕𝒐𝒓𝒚 𝒘𝒂𝒔 𝒈𝒓𝒆𝒂𝒕!!! 𝑺𝒉𝒐𝒓𝒕, 𝒔𝒘𝒆𝒆𝒕 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒉𝒐𝒕!!! 𝑰𝒕 𝒊𝒔 𝒂 𝒃𝒐𝒐𝒌 𝒚𝒐𝒖 𝒅𝒐 𝒏𝒐𝒕 𝒘𝒂𝒏𝒕 𝒕𝒐 𝒑𝒖𝒕 𝒅𝒐𝒘𝒏 𝒖𝒏𝒕𝒊𝒍 𝒊𝒕 𝒊𝒔 𝒂𝒕 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒆𝒏𝒅!!! 𝑰𝒕 𝒊𝒔 𝒂 𝒃𝒐𝒐𝒌 𝒕𝒐 𝒓𝒆𝒂𝒅!!!" Universal: http://mybook.to/SweetTarteDaniWyatt
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Dimitri Dolce Cossack is a huge jerk. The whole world knows it’s true.
Except, he’s not being a jerk to me. Not after I got jilted on a date which, at least to my mother, might have been the chance of a lifetime—for a girl like me to land the legendary financial white whale.
Not what happened. Instead, I end up in the private dining room of one of the most famous restaurateurs in the world. He’s a wall of black suit, with charm flaming in his blue eyes, and the whole thing has me spinning.
And what do I serve him
Only to find out, I’m just a conquest for him.
This Valentine’s Day, my world is falling apart. There no time for love when everything you know and love is in pieces. But sometimes cupid is a determined little pest. Those arrows sure sting, but a little pain is sometimes just what we need.
Author’s Note: These foodies have a taste for each other from the first moment. It’s sweet, steamy and oh so over the top. Always safe, and with a happy ending that will leave you drooling.
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El esfuerzo ha sido duro, el trabajo lo será más, pero cada segundo que estoy aquí en este maravilloso viaje que es la vida, la estoy pasando de huevos!! No importa lo malo o duro que aveces sea, todo sea para aprender y para VIVIR que es lo más importante. ¡Gracias a la vida! #virginvoyages #virgin