Lots of Local Employment Opportunities!
I’ve been asked to pass this around amongst friends
if you know anyone who would be interested – contact
Leeeds employment agency MACH : tel 01132 452 441 or send CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or visit Mach Recruitment, 5 Carlton Court, Leeds, LSD12 6LT. Hint: speaking from experience, just go and see them in person –
Full details can be obtained from the Parish Council and The East Riding of Yorkshire County Council
Further to settling the debate about the preferred entrance, the Needler Centre will also be preserved
Back to the daily Grind; a new Seasonal Cultural Perspective for the Chalk Face?
Tip for young minds: make sure your children get exposure to this in your households along with some classical music before the anaesthetic of pop-porn hits them on their smartphones!
Finding a single composer is tricky as it appears to have French lyrics: if you listen, it definitely sounds like autumn with familiar falling leaves caught up in strengthening swirling breezes 🙂
Europe? Climate Change? Don’t forget to fuss the dog!
Cottingham.tv urges more people in public office to own dogs!
Dogs can teach their owners quite a bit about basic human behaviour and empathy.
Our democratic system is after all based on localism, not globalism!
If you live locally, then you feel it is your right to obtain fair employment opportunities locally too – especially if you are white, UK-born, male and working-class!
Following on from the tragic killing of local MP Joe Cox, from West Yorkshire: however far-sighted and global your thoughts relating to politics are, local people and their interests need to be prioritized and supported too!
You may have heard of politicians kissing babies – a kind of ‘mother-fussing’ if you get the drift, but dog owners know about having empathy with their canine companions, and many also likely own guns – especially in America. In fact one can go further and state that guns and dogs go had-in-hand and wo-betide the politician who neglects this basic friending technique! If you don’t want your new baby to be attacked by your jealous yet most favourite canine companion, just remember to fuss the dog!
Understanding the building blocks of basic human psychology through dog-owning
Building empathy surely means adopting the politics of building rapport and localism with your electorate on an individual basis?
Political Empathy-building with the Electorate
Cottingham.tv’s editorial is also under pressure to forget the big global stories and bring reporting back down to a local level! Do you have a story to tell?
Politicians neglect this at your peril: people have basic human rights to work, self-respect and ownership of and within their local environment.
If you understand animals, you may just have a chance of understanding Human Beings too, at least in the minds-eye of many members of the National Rifle Association – although some may disagree!
It would be a sorry situation indeed if dog-owning was outlawed by red tape and criminal liability for damages – we would then be completely freed to ‘lose the leash’ (lose the plot) with empathy and localism altogether! Declare it null and void: ignore it as an uncomfortable truth!
Last night, the BBC broadcast two most interesting programmes on American Life: firstly the US President emphasising the reality of Climate Change visiting National Parks over the weekend and secondly coverage of life and inequality for poor Blacks living in Missouri. To win hearts and minds, you need to think local too!
For all your local dog requirements in Cottingham: –
Julie Thornhill, Cottingham Thursday Market
2001 A Space Odyssey: Did Stanley Kubrick get it right in his iconic film?
Let’s find out!
Q. Did the space station spin at the right speed to recreate 100% artificial gravity?
Now to estimate (guess) from the film: –
- angular velocity in rotations per minute (hint: is it rotating about as fast as the second hand on your watch = 1.0 RPM)
- diameter of the rotating space station (hint the approaching space ship is about 100m in length)
Now enter your results into the Calculator: –
Here’s how it works: –
The Editor’s first-guess estimate for the space station from the calculator: –
Enter data into the calculator: –
Radius = 500m
Angular velocity = 1.0 RPM
Reading data out from the calculator: –
tangential velocity = 52.35987755982988 (52.4 m.s(-1) approx.)
Centripetal force as acceleration (g) = 0.5591219790816185 = 5.6 m.s(-2)
Or has the Editor got it wrong?
Q. Could 0.5591 .. g actually mean 5.591 .. g? (being careful with your measures expressed as “equivalent units”)
A. No, as the calculator also has a m.s (-2) acceleration (deceleration) readout where 1.0 g approximates to 10 m.s(-2) or expressed in plain English, the acceleration of an object falling freely under gravity (being dropped to the ground) at or around sea level accelerates at 9.81 m.s(-2) (approximately 10.0 m.s(-2) therefore)
Found: other independent estimates of space ship’s length: “Orion”
Fairground Rides – roller-coasters 🙂
5.5 g is quite unpleasant compared to 1g (as we experience our full weight standing on the ground still) – and a fairground roller-coaster ride may only ‘pull’ as much as 4 or 6g in the z axis (acting forwards and or upwards through the seated body). Pull-down, pull-back and lateral forces (x, y and y axees) are far more unpleasant and potentially damaging – height and age restrictions also apply! Injuries can and do happen – fun does have an element of danger and risk!
What’s your favourite fairground ride?
Q. Given all the problems with long-term exposure to weightlessness in space like loss of fitness, muscle and bone mass, will astronaut Tim Peake wish the designers at the ESA had made the ISS to be rotating?
Q. The Editor’s estimate of the rotation and diameter of the space station were slightly too slow and too small respectively. Can you change the figures to approach an optimum 1.0 g using the calculator? The value for g was too low at 0.55912 g – however this might be quite sufficient for long-term exposure on space missions to Mars as it may reduce the hull stresses, size of space ship and hence mass involved. Scientists will no doubt work this out! There is a further question: what happens to the human sensation of rotation when she is subjected to 1.0 or more RPM over sustained periods?
The organs of balance in the inner ear also need to be considered.
Q. Is there a centrifugal force?
A. No, since in a rotating body the centripetal force is always acting tangentially outwards in the direction of rotation, so the supporting floor will have to be on the outside surface of the spining body to allow the occupants (also rotating) to experience gravity as a deceleration force pulling them in and towards the floor giving the impression of centrifugal force (unless they’re riding a roller-coaster – that is!)
Q. Referring to the figure above; how would you break down the calculation to include ‘x’, ‘y’ ad ‘z’ axees to create a more costant model for ‘g’ as the space station rotates through a full 360 degrees?
Answers please to cottingham.tv!
Our error proved to be correct about his being “Candidate Elect” after all
following his recent interview for Cottingham.tv, we wish to stress that being willing to appear on Local Social Media is important for all Candidates, not only the successful ones!
Please scroll down to see our interview ..
After a gruelling 10K run “around the houses” of Beverley and neighbouring Villages, Cottingham.tv gets a prime slot overviewing the finish line within earshot of the race coordinators!
Final stretch through Beverley Bar up Toll Gavel to Wednesday Market Finish Line with audio commentary (and below to the right)
Background of the Beverley 2K, 10K & Half Marathon Race
Contact Beverley Athletic Club homepage (for aspiring entrants)
The race is repeated in different venues around the UK, encouraging a broad mix of local and non-local entrants to take part
St Johns Ambulance were on hand to provide support for the reported 1,510 – 1,550 entrant starters!
Nick, Sunday 8th. May, Wednesday Market, Beverley in beautiful weather – following the recent wash-outs and cold weather (below)
P.S.: It was impressive to see the age range of early finishers
P.P.S.: Does runing make you thin or do only thin people run? 🙂
Cottingham Health & Fitness has a new owner
Wishing Mark Perkins as the new owner of Cottingham Health & Fitness success!
86a King Street, Cottingham HU16 5QE (it’s well signposted and located centrally)
Opening hours now extended
9AM to 9PM, Monday to Friday, 10AM to 2PL Saturday and closed Sundays
Additions to the weights section featured
Pay as you go options retained
£5.00 per session payg, £20 monthly membership fee retained and £15 per session with a personal trainer for members, £20 for no-members
Contact Mark on 07854 808682
The pay as you go option and convenient access with local parking on the Green is attractive to the editor as an occaisional member and local resident who can pop in, shower and dress from home quickly
If you have a tendency to gain weight gradually without noticing and then try to lose it periodically but resolve to keep it steady this convenient venue could be right for you. The editor is an ‘air breather’ i.e. an aerobic ‘panter’ (as opposed to an ‘anaerobic load-pusher’ who just wants to maintain his expandable waistline rather than change his basic shape 🙂
Definitely worth a visit!
Keith Hunter Interview by Cottingham.tv in Christchurch Community Coffee
PCC Candidate Keith Hunter would be pleased to help you with your enquiries!
He will be publicly accountable to each and all of of us as if elected as our representative commissioning the police
We’d like to have also quizzed him about traffic management including pedestrian cyclist and road safety, given the speed restrictions and limited cycle paths and also given the serious road accidents we’ve had just in the last couple of days including Eppleworth/Raywell (Thursday) and yesterday (Friday) in Spring Bank in Hull days just after the interview.
Serious crime including gun-carrying appears to be mainly limited to West Yorkshire, with a few exceptions
Contact Email: email@example.com twitter: @keithhunter50
PS: If the other candidates would like to contact us at cottingham.tv on facebook to book an interview, please do so ASAP. We’ve also sent invitations.
May Bank Holiday Weekend Approaches!
Plenty to see – but expect considerable traffic disruption
Friday 29th. April
Stage 1 Tour de Yorkshire departs from Beverley heading West through the villages including Cherry Burton and Market Weighton – we’ll bring you some pictures on Friday
Saturday 30th. April – through Bank Holiday Weekend
Stage 2 Tour de Yorkshire departs from Doncaster heading North to Otley
Stage 3 ends on Sunday heading South from Middlesborough to Scarborough
Sunday 1st. May
25th. – 27th. May
Cottingham Springboard weekend approaches
Let us know your up-and-coming events!
We’re on Facebook as cottingham.tv
Art just keeps on getting better and better!
Local artists exhibit their works of art
Local artists painting local scenes and events are a delight to behold and to own!
Labour of love: numerous local events are being held throughout the region so there are plenty more opportunities to see their work
Great effort goes into producing works of art – and you don’t have to be wealthy to own them. They can also work to compliment an interior design or even simply a decorative colour scheme – or even just to set the tone for visitors to your home – or factory or office.
Art is, like beauty what you make it to be and what you make of it, in the eye of the beholder!
Exhibition and catalogue for 2015/6
Haltemprice Art Group:
Pat 01482 352840
David 01482 633397
Cottingham Civic Hall, ERCC, Saturday 16th April
Is the power of the group the only truly influential force out there capable of changing practices ..
or do individuals and their initiatives still count?
FT Business and Academia interview video
A most revealling interview about how courses struggle to keep-up with the rapidly changing business world
– we thought we’d reciprocate in response to their sharing the contents of our “Merry Christmas from Scrooge” video!
Practitioners to Academia: get real and come down from your ivory towers?
Academia to Practitioners: but we don’t like your methods!
A victim of its’ own success?
To see our input, just google “hive mind financial ecosystems” and then “behavioural economics”
Cottingham.tv’s Editor has been lobbying for such multi-disciplinary changes to bring psychology and other disciplines into economics, goverment and social working practises proposing such multi-disciplinary approaches across IT including “big data” as an afilliate member of the IEEE SSIT group for over a decade now
-having faced brick walls in local and regional academia, business and finance, it’s good to have some vindication!
– even if it seems recognition is as far off as ever .. or is it?
Why does the market obsess about general industrial social and economic trends and processes as a herd, yet ignore individuals and their unique roles in building successful trail-blazing enterprises and initiatives?
The exceptions always seem to disprove the rules or dictats laid down by academia and business practice that may be blinkering graduates
for every conglomerate there is a Steve Jobs or a Mark Zuckerberg who breaks the established mould!
Perhaps what is interesting to note is that business practices evolve over time and that they are fluid and not set in stone.
All systems are go!
Delicious sausages in a wide variety of flavours!
Full Market! The fine sunny weather brought lots of people out in the morning- picture taken Thursday 11th. Feb PM
– it remained a chilly day despite the brilliant sunshine, so everyone was keeping well wrapped-up!
Cottingham.tv is on facebook!
Visiting the region’s Marine Art
to be continued ..
Having the gift of the gab is rarer than you might suppose:
lifes journey, sometimes refered to as the bumpy road, can be made a lot easier and smoothed-out if you have it and a lot rougher if you don’t!
Although Sir Terry was much liked, the Editor struggled at first to find common ground here: the Eurovision Song Contest and its organizers as headquartered in Vienna which he visited briefly last year – and bumped into on the central station there, managing to crack a joke with the Station Master about golf whilst not personally considering retirement just yet. He thought it was more funny than the Editor did at the time – but we do share a slight sense of dark humour with our Saxon friends, also having a bit more of the Blarney in common. Terry didn’t take things (work, retirement or life) at all too seriously it appeared, including humour itself that is, unlike our foreign German-speaking friends 🙂
The Editor thinks both Terry Wogan and David Bowie read and listened to music and the arts widely (as enthusiastic autodidactic learners rather than structured academically-trained thinkers) and that therefore they were able to experiment more freely with ideas.
Bawler or Boomer?
Terry was certainly a boomer, never a bawler!
Life compared to a Waltz rather than a bumpy road
As he might have said: And now for some some steam music? Why for steam radio of course – to be enjoyed by older boilers like me – and you, and you!
To be followed hastily by; and of course younger boilers like your dear self, Madam!
(In typically self-deprocating manner)
And something for Radio 2 Listeners?
This one’s definitely more for Radio 3 listeners however: –
In some ways, life for Terry could be regarded as a waltz rather than a bumpy road, rather like Johann Strauss’ steam engine where dancers glide and reciprocate in gentle circular motion with each other – rather than clash up against immovable obstacles! Perhaps this is why people liked the elegance of steam engines compared with the rough argy-bargy of engine and carriage-shunting, Diesels, buffers and all the ‘stop-go’ motion involved in marshalling yards!
And for a Radio 4 type discussion perhaps..
The Editor claims also to be 1/16th. Irish though, from those Kellys from Cork rather than neighbouring Limerick.
Let us know of your encounters – witticisms, be they informal, remote or otherwise, with Sir Terry!
Terry shared with the Editor a common reluctance for having scripts for what he said live and online, and much of what Terry said was indeed straight from the heart and un-rehearsed, which gave it a spontaneity – and also made him inadvertently a master of understatement.
Cottingham And District Life And Times
Local People relating local life stories
We are delighted to involve you in a new level of local engagement through video conversations with local people relating the life and times of Cottingham and district
We want to help make you part of local history too
You can help make local history more accessible through taking part in story-telling and discovery!
We are recording interviews with local people and we would be delighted if you would like to take part
If you have a local story you would like to tell or know an older relative who could help, please contact Mike Anne or Nick (contacts menu – top)
We would like to thank Dorothy for her kind support
Christ Church Community Coffee on King street a special thank you for the room – more about CC coffee soon.
The Cottingham Local History Society meets in Hallgate Primary School 7:30 PM Tel: 845734
PS we may change the camera angle for future presentations ..
Another successful Sunday Market Festival beckons ..
Lots of local Summer Activities await!
Walking around Cottingham Green, there are several notice boards featuring the many local activities Cottingham has to offer –
They’re regularly updated by the Parish Council (Offices located in the Green) and the Memorial Club (Finkle Street) – and a few window posters on the Civic Hall
Open Question Interview with local represetatives ..
Yes – this is indeed a tale about the few and the many
and what’s sauce for the goose ‘over there’ ..
Complementing the National Debate ahead of the Referendum: –
Stop Press! Oxford University Mathematics and Economics Professors Support Cottingham.tv’s assertions
UK Economy ‘has blossomed within the EU’
J DOYNE FARMER (Professor of Mathematics), Sir DAVID HENDRY (Professor of Economics), DR MAX ROSER (Project Director, Institute for New Economics Thinking), Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford.
Letters to the Editor, The Times, Thursday, June 7th, 2016
With barely 3 weeks to go – do you think the mainstream broadcasters havn’t quite got it yet?
12 (more) questions Cottingham.tv puts to ….
Q 1. Should we place our blind faith and trust the UK National Democracy to manage our affairs?
Q 2. And particularly ask: are our elected representatives with all their vested interests going to protect the public interest or place their own first?
Q 3. We should further ask: why would those with certain vested political interests seek to abolish the European Bill of Human Rights and replace it with our own, further to going without one, whilst our neighbours have enshrined theirs in Law for decades?
Q 4. Why has the UK establishment repeatedly failed to manage its economy over the decades since WW2?
Q 5. We should further ask: under existing (UK) democratic governance our aviation industry severely declined in the ’60s, the automotive industry followed in the ’70s, all the strife and class-ridden inequality in the ’80s, with issues of corruption abuse and bribery in other organisations only now surfacing, several decades later?
Q 6. Would those priviliged ‘the few’ who insist they are ‘on the side of the many’ risk plunging us back into all the post-war austerity decades we suffered prior to joining Europe?
A. For those of you who can remember, it took a good decade before the benefits of European membership started to become widespread over here
Q 7. We should further ask: subsequently to joining Europe in the mid-70s did not our economy turn the tide and economic conditions for the many get significantly better?
Q 8. Is the reason our manufacturing industry (especially automotive) is so successful today precisely because we have enjoyed substantial foreign investment and management practises as well as worker migration into the UK, not in spite of it?
Q 9. If we vote to leave the EU, would our industry base, seen as a gateway into Europe by many international foreign investors manufacturers and exporters from further afield be deserted, causing collapse of our financial services industry?
Q 10. If we vote to leave, will the Humber Region with its Billion Pound Inward European Investment from Siemens and Dong Energy turn into a decline – and would those “I’m alright Jack”, little Englander Exiteers with their vested interests even care?
Q 11. Back to trust: just why are some of our democratic representatives assumedly with those same vested self-interests supporting an escallating £ 78 billion ‘cost-plus’ investment in our future UK nuclear power station and placing their blind trust in an un-democratic unaccountable foreign power to build it?
A. If you do the maths, you can buy an awful lot of solar panels for this which now cost less than $1.0 per watt of solar electricity generated! I can take you through the costings step by step as an experienced environmental technology businessman
Q 12. If Germany can opt out of nuclear, why can’t we?
A 1. Germany can rely on the collective will of Europe to defend its economic and social interests, whereas if we go it alone, we may be left with the enormous £78bn bill to find – how would we finance such a sum? Would ‘the few’ be prepared to foot the bill for ‘the many’?!
A 2. What’s sauce for the gander: Germany and Northern Europe generally have a more scientific and technically literate democratic leadership than we do the UK, so I tend to believe them on balance when they say they can manage without nuclear!
A 3. If we left Europe, our Pound will likely plummet internationally and we would then not be able to pay for our escallating nuclear programme! The Chinese would indeed then have us over a barrel! If we vote to stay in Europe, we can hold onto our hard-won right to wield the nuclear deterrent by proxy as currently, thereby helping to retain our global policeman’s role in the World, military intelligence, armed forces, respect from the other super-powers.