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Thirteen weeks ago my isolation began; that’s three months; an entire planetary season. News today came that the government has totally ceased pretending to care about the medically vulnerable, or anyone, because they’re effectively saying we can all go back … Continue reading

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Lock, Stock and Twelve Smoking Thursdays

This is the twelfth Thursday of lockdown. Count them. You can use your toes if necessary. Sure, I’ll wait… …see, twelve of the buggers. How in hell have I crawled through so many weeks in isolation? By inventing a completely … Continue reading

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June Oh

June is not busting out all over; it is anxiously walking on the opposite side of the road from any other months, clad in a mask that would make an early-90s raver envious, washing its hands every ten minutes. Because … Continue reading

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Cry Havoc

I’m not a fan of the Conservative Party here in an increasingly disunited kingdom of not very great any more Britain. Never have been and my expectations of the current crop when it came to dealing with the viral pandemic … Continue reading

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In Two Hundred Millimetres, Turn Left

Oh hello, you caught me right in the middle of the absolutely nothing I’ve been doing for nine weeks. I’ll just wash my hands. And burn my clothes. And hide any SatNav evidence I may have been to visit Dominic … Continue reading

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Understood, José

If you wanna break eggs you got to make an omelette. Those are the rules I just invented. Well, the single rule. It might be different if you’re married or in a relationship but that’s the single rule. I broke … Continue reading

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Leg End

I’ve had an advance preview of the weekend and I must say it’s looking really good for all those who like being at home and eating eggy bread while staring at their socks. But wait, what’s this? I haven’t got … Continue reading

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Brain The Size of a Planet (Harris)

If you like your Fridays stupid then you’re in luck. This one is the stupidest Friday since the last stupid Friday. It’s no good at algebra, hasn’t read any books, thinks Michelangelo painted the Sixteenth Chapel and eats its breakfast … Continue reading

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Rage, Rage Against The Dying Of The Shite

I’d like to say a huge thank you to those who flocked to the UK’s beaches yesterday. Because of you guys there will certainly be a second spike of infections and deaths from the covids and lockdown will become more … Continue reading

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So, Crates

It is a very human trait to find tasks to focus on in order to stave off the possibility of sinking into despair. Well, it is of course also human to feel emotions like despair but when we fear such … Continue reading

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