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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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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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Camused To Death

‘Everybody knows that pestilences have a way of recurring in the world; yet somehow we find it hard to believe in ones that crash down on our heads from a blue sky. There have been as many plagues as wars … Continue reading

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Oh No, Not Again

Looking up from having been looking down, I notice that Thursday is lumbering towards a conclusion. I grin, but a thin-lipped sort of grin that I reserve for moments when I might as well have just realised one of my … 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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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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Snicker Snack!

These are the not quite end times. There isn’t enough End to go round so we’ll have to make do with a mix n match apocalypse until supplies have been replenished. Feel free to sacrifice yourself to a cartoon mouse … Continue reading

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Apocalipsmackin’thirstquenchin’acetastin’motivatin’goodbuzzin’cooltalkin’highwalkin’fastlivin’evergivin’coolfizzin

In the middle of the night, I go walking to the fridge. Not for food but for the sage counsel it has been offering up during this, the fifth week of confinement. “Judder judder judder” it says, which we all … Continue reading

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God Bless Mrs Ethel Shroake

Welcome, listeners, and also welcome. Here we go again with the meaningless drivel masquerading as a blog which currently tries to convey what it’s like inside my brain during the lockdown of the covids. As nobody is calling it…yet. Welcome. … Continue reading

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Facebook Live At Leeds*

Monday was a busy day in which I did laundry, took a very long and very hot shower, cooked a roast dinner and played my first ever live over the internet gig. Tuesday was an extremely not busy day in … Continue reading

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