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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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Sign Of The Times

A couple of obvious disclaimers: I’m white and have never personally encountered the kind of blatant racism that currently horrifies me; my own country is not without its own racial problems. From the outside it seems like America is on … 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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Stay Elite

Frankly I am astonished that anybody is astonished to discover that there might be an elite class who set rules for the rest of us to follow but which they themselves are allowed to bend, break and even bugger up … 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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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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Beep Boop

The last few days have been tough. My body has been yelling at me and the only refuge from pain has been sleep. Today I managed to take delivery of some groceries without feeling like being out of bed was … Continue reading

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In The Quiet Of The Railway Station

If I wrote the word ‘insomnia’ seven hundred and sixty-four times and posted that as today’s blog, I doubt it would convey quite how unencumbered by sleep my night has been. Was. I should say ‘how unencumbered by sleep my … Continue reading

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