Monthly Archives: June 2020

Doing things the Hard Way….

With just over five months to go Donald Trump still faces the same electoral problem he did when I last wrote about this – he needs to get an additional 6% of the vote to have a really good chance … Continue reading

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I Hate the Summer….

I know this is a very unpopular view to hold but it is true I don’t like the summer (Please excuse the hyperbole in the title.).  I really don’t like the way it gets very sticky and humid (I’m sure … Continue reading

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Contemplating the Eternity of Nothing….

Over the past few days the monotony of the lockdown (I’m really not sure whether this is still a thing anymore?) has been getting to me.   Thank goodness for Procreate!

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Constant Nonsense….

Sometimes it is tempting to think that we’re entering a whole new world when in fact it is just the same world turning around and around.

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An Appointment with MTV…

  There was a time when MTV ruled the musical roost.  Oh those heady 1980’s when there was such a muzz about the place when Thriller was released.  How things have changed and yet possibly the same – we may … Continue reading

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15 weeks….

It is 15 weeks since I last visited Abbey Park in Leicester (A lot can happen in 15 weeks – over 41 thousand of me fellow citizens can die from the coronavirus for instance – but life must go on).  … Continue reading

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The New Normal?….

  There was a time when someone asked you “Are  you ok?” and you replied that “You’ve got a bit of a cold” the other person didn’t take a step back and look at you with great suspicion.   Well I’ve … Continue reading

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The first day of the rest of your life….

So today is the first day of the new UK quarantine which on the face of it sounds like a good idea.  We’re just about getting to the end of the first wave of the pandemic in Britain and the … Continue reading

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World Class Nonsense….

A number of years ago The Thick of It pilloried New Labour and coalition governments.  The show gave the world many great things but the word ‘Omnishambles‘ was probably the most memorable (In a world of Dominic Cummings Malcolm Tucker … Continue reading

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Revisiting the past….

According to the adverts installing new technology into your system is seamless – just click click click and everything is ready to go.   It is a whole lot better than the days of installing a new printer onto a Windows … Continue reading

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