We often hear about the will of the people, in relation to Brexit, but the statistics tell a different story. The majority of the UK electorate did not vote to leave the EU, only a minority of those who were entitled to vote did – around 38%.
Last night saw some great action in the EFL Cup, so I collected together the highlights.
UPDATE: see the 2019/20 EFL Cup Quarter Final Highlights here.
Video Highlights – Round of 16
Chelsea v Man Utd
Man Utd overcame Chelsea by an odd goal after a terrific free kick by Marcus Rashford sealed the win.
The German word for “withdrawal agreement” is apparently Austrittsvertragsratifizierungsgesetzentwurf.
This is my favourite thing this week.
Gallows humour, while Britain’s parliament continues to hang.
I had some fun this morning with the Google team at Wordcamp Europe in Berlin.
Google are promoting web speed at Wordcamp Europe – specifically helping webmasters to speed up their WordPress websites.
Meanwhile, in the United Kingdom, journalist Jon Snow (not the Game of Thrones character) has been manhandling mealy-mouthed politicians on national TV.
It seems like the Irish and the Australians are enjoying Brexit a lot… well, a lot more than we here in Britain are!
For those in the know, it’s Gold Cup week and the internet is a-flurry with coverage of the 2019 Cheltenham Festival meet where the cream of the horse racing world gather for top-class Group 1 racing.
The latest version of WordPress – WP 5.0.3 – went live on Wednesday 9 January 2019, and it’s working fine and as expected on my site here, and several clients who have minor version updates turned on.
Here’s an interesting explanation of the “Eternal Struggle” between Technical Debt and Backward Compatibility (in a WordPress context) from WP CLI maintainer, Alain Schlesser.