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BJC has been invited back to Perth, Scotland! Get ready for another fun filled week of juggling, spinning, hooping, workshops, shows, games and more!

The British Juggling Convention, also known as BJC, is one of the four largest juggling conventions in the world. Attendance can vary, but BJCs have attracted between 700 – 1,000 people in recent years. The event is traditionally held at a different location during the Easter holidays every year and is organised by a new team of volunteers; “run by jugglers for jugglers”.

This years BJC starts at 5pm on Wednesday the 30th of March, and runs through until 10am Monday 4th April 2016.

If you have any questions then take a look at the contacts page to find out who the appropriate person is to talk to, if you are unsure of who the best person to contact is then please email info.bjc2016@gmail.com

Hope to see you there!
The 29th British Juggling Convention. BJC has been invited back to Perth, Scotland! Get ready for another fun filled week of juggling, spinning, hooping, workshops, shows, games and more! The British Juggling Convention, also known as BJC, is one of the four largest juggling conventions in the ...
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Bought my ticket in December :)
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I've been trying to hit a four minute mile pace for a bit now. I mean, I'd go out come back and I'd be on 12.6 mph avg or something like that. Of course being knackered I wondered if I was anywhere near Roger Bannister's pace. A quick bit of calculation on a calculator informed that a four minute mile was 15mph average speed. Well, duh.

Today was a perfect day, or pretty much. No wind, still daylight, the ground wasn't too muddy for the off road bits and I'd been fueling myself on Yorkshire mixtures all day.

The only thing that let me down was Google Fit's high accuracy mode. I was somewhere in the big purple blob.

Sure, Bannister only did one mile (only!), I did nearly eighteen. But it really brings it home to you about human achievement, I was on a push bike, he was on foot.
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Well, not while you're at it ..
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Nudge nudge, wink wink, say no moo-er Google, I fully understand. Mum's the word ;) 
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Psylo whaty?
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Oh my god! This song, at the rock pub in town, it would so get me so pumped up for a Saturday night. Absolutely brilliant!

Ride in peace Killmaster!
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That's awful.
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I like to think I had something to do with this guy getting in by voting Green ;)

I like his words, his ideals, ethics, morality, whatever.

I'm gonna vote for him. Can't see a reason not to.

However, even if he gets elected as PM, I can't see much changing. Because he's taking on the rich and the powerful. And they won't want to give any of that richness and power up.

Whether on purpose, or just as a reaction, the rich and powerful will reel all their wealth in, and Corbyn and the Labour party will end up looking like it's their fault.

Unless?...

Mirror just in case: https://youtu.be/ivfDnt8bEWc
 
An absolutely brilliant speech by Jeremy Corbyn.

Please watch and share far and wide, so people know what the new Labour leader is all about.
WHY WASN'T THIS SPEECH SHOWN ON MAINSTREAM MEDIA? How can any ordinary person vote Tory after listening to this speech? Bear in mind Corbyn is opposed to
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I like him very much. I'm not sure he'll last but we can hope.
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I watched The Man in the High Castle, I've never read the PKD book but I enjoyed the pilot episode. It's about an alternate sixties history where the Nazis have won the war.

Slight spoilers:

There was a scene where the main character had a puncture and a Canadian Mountie stops to give him a hand, emblazoned with the swastika armband and Mountie hat. But don't hold that against him, he seems like a nice bloke, he fought against the Nazis in the war and he even shares his packed lunch with the guy and changes his tyre.

The main character later notices ash falling from the sky and enquires "What's that?"

"Oh, it's the hospital" says the Mountie.

"The hospital?"

"Yes, it's Wednesday." He replies with such nonchalance, it's chilling. "They burn the cripples and the terminally ill on a Wednesday."

It's one of those moments that makes you think.

The Mountie is indoctrinated into how things "just are" now.

It made me think how we are all so accepting of how things just are now.

In reality the Nazis never won the war. But perhaps fascism did?
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Got the pilot and the audio book, not got around to it yet.
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Why, thank you.
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Up to six years for not cooking and cleaning enough for her husband.

I don't know about you, but surely they could just knock up a pair of stocks and throw rotten fruit and vedge at her instead.
Italian woman faces six years in prison for 'mistreatment within the family' for not doing enough cooking and cleaning
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The good thing about Google Fit, when it gets something wrong, which is all the time for me, you can edit it to make it look like you've gone further/longer. Can't really think of much else that's good about it...
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Bad bones, lol!
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Just been up Holme Moss again. It was really windy, when I got to the top, coming around the last bend, the crosswind blew me off.

At least when I get back to work on Monday I'll be able to tell everyone I got blown off on New Year's Eve ;)
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Yeah, you too Luuta and everyone else for that matter.

Cheeses! I feel rough.
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If your dustbin is half full, are you looking at it optimistically or pessimistically?
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Optimistically, because it usually ends up full and we've over a week before it gets emptied!
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These are brilliant if you can get your eyes to cross over correctly you get a 3D effect of 1850s Japan in colour.

Here's a tip: Find a central object in the two pictures, stare at the two pictures, let your eyes go cross-eyed, you'll see three images, concentrate on the middle image, line that central object up. Focus. It might take a while, took me about five minutes.

Here's the link for when they don't load: http://m.imgur.com/a/vPyUo

As usual credit to reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/OldSchoolCool/comments/3baxb6/incredible_3d_color_images_of_life_in_1850s_japan/?sort=confidence

And the original giffed up source: http://inktank.fi/incredible-3d-colour-images-from-1850s-japan/

Oh, and if you've some of those old red green glasses, someone did that too: http://m.imgur.com/a/j6NxS
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Aaaaaeeeeeeee! Torture porn for the eyes! 
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