The second annual Open Doors Weekend will be celebrated by construction firms opening 80 sites across the UK to welcome public entry, according to Construction News. Over the weekend of 27th-28th September, school groups, the public and twenty Members of Parliament including most notably, Vince Cable, the Business Secretary will visit. Amongst those opening sites […]
Sitting at home the other night watching the Football and Tennis on TV, the smallest sheep asked for a cup of tea (side note – she is old enough and capable enough to make her own), to which I replied “in the words of the song, you can’t always get what you want”. In reply, […]
The Bank of England prints £1,000,000 and £100,000,000 (yes, that is one million and one hundred million) pound bank notes, for it’s own use to move large sums of money around.
Number 1 in an occasional series of random information we’ve learnt from the internet: In Vallejo, California a p0lice lieutenant earns approximately £130,000 ($200,000) a year before benefits. Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-18295974
The ZX81 is 30 years old, and there are a number of retrospective articles, including this one from the BBC. Many of us have very fond memories of Sinclair Research’s early machines, and the ZX81 was my introduction to the world of computing. Back then, computers were strange, mysterious devices. Indeed, my brother and I […]
Excellent news for those of us who appreciate a good Cornish Pasty. The European Commission has given Protected Geographical Indication status to the Cornish Pastie as requested by the Cornish Pasty Association. From this point onwards, in order to be called a Cornish Pastie, a number of criteria must be met, including: Made in Cornwall […]
Sad news indeed that the world’s oldest sheep, Lucky, has died in Australia. The Internet Sheep salutes you.
Well, at least, most people here do. Anyhow, perhaps the greatest collection of free zombie games, news, and information is at www.zombiegames.net – if you’re a fan, this is one to bookmark!
Some people will love it, some people will hate it, some probably won’t care either way. It’s a bit of fun for those of you who are blessed with the first name of Dave, David or Davie: http://www.mynamesdave.com/
Taxonomy is a complicated subject and can be difficult to understand. Particularly if you are a sheep. In an effort to simplify this, we at The Internet Sheep have devised a much simpler system, dividing all animals into 3 categories with easy to remember rules: Mammals Birds Fish Classification is simply a matter of answering […]