Weekly Prompts Weekend Challenge – Noteworthy

“I’m choosing not to do it. It’s a recommendation, they recommend it,” Mr Trump said. “I just don’t want to wear one myself.” Donald Trump – April 2020 According to Statista.com there has been 1,366,675 deaths due to Covid 19 worldwide up until the 20th November 2020. Worldwide, 1,366,675 does not seem a lot when…

Boris – Would be totally Laughable..

If there wasn’t so many deaths due to Covid. If so many people hadn’t or will die from this nasty virus, Boris Johnson’s answer when pushed by Jeremy Hunt on 24hr test targets is astounding. And raises so many questions. Who forbid Boris from announcing targets? Pardon me for thinking the PM was the man…

Domestic anyone… There may be trouble ahead

However, members of one household can only select people from one other to meet with until restrictions are further eased, The Sun reports. The UK has been in lockdown since March 23, meaning families and friends have gone weeks without seeing each other. But the rules mean tough decisions for households, who may have to pick…

Have you been fined for Childcare Runs?

So Matt Hancock says he will take it up with his Colleagues and then this bombshell. But Housing, Local Government and Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick poured cold water on the suggestion of a review in an interview this morning. He told the BBC there will “not be a review” of UK lockdown fines for childcare-related…

Fairytale of Barnard Castle

Around midnight on Thursday, the 26th of March, I spoke to the prime minister. He told me that he tested positive for Covid. We discussed the national emergency arrangements for No.10, given his isolation and what I would do in No. 10 the next day. The next morning, I went to work as usual. I…

Lockdown Blues

I admit… I have it.  The good old Lockdown Blues. Talk about going bat-shit crazy.   How I long to walk around a clothes shop.  How I long to be able to cough and sneeze in public without people giving me the good-old evil eye.  Us poor old hay-fever suffers are sure having the glares if…

Panic buying – the world’s gone crazy.

Seriously, has the world gone feckin mad… what is this panic buying of toilet rolls all about? This virus is a respiratory virus.  It affects your LUNGS  not your BOWELS.  Mind you I suppose if one person coughs a hundred could mess themselves. All jokes apart, by the way, that is the British way of…