Tag Archives: Coronavirus Diary

Having an Excluded Christmas and a Shielding New Year

Today marks the 11 month anniversary since I last had a full days work.  It’s hard to believe that almost a year has gone by and as almost everyone has Well I’ve had a worse Christmas than this year but … Continue reading

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The Excluded UK March – Westminster 30th September 2020

As many of you may know I have been without any real work since the 6th February this year due to the government understandably shutting down inbound tourism to contain the Coronavirus outbreak. I was also told not to work, … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 71 – Taking part in the legislative process

Yesterday I was fortunate to be invited to a small protest march in Westminster in aid of furthering the cause of the 3 million #ExcludedUK group of people who have had no income or government support since the virus started. … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 70 – The front cottage garden in Autumn

Do you remember all the way back in April I wrote Coronavirus Diary 28  Dancing in the rain ? where I brought home this little fellow? Well a long hot summer and a bit of care from myself has meant my tiny … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 69 – Baby steps with ministers and journalists

Last week I posted two articles regarding meetings with a government minister and trying to write for a newspaper.  I thought everyone would like to know that to a degree both went well. Over the weekend I heard that the … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 67 – Pitching ideas to the national newspapers

Following all the events I’ve gone through in the last few weeks, I was kindly tipped off about a possible opening for writing an article for a newspaper as opposed to being the subject of them! Last week I pitched … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 66 – I have an actual tour today!

Today is a very special day, I have my first proper tour since February albeit it at 50% off and possibly the only one of this year.  Two people from the Lake District are staying in London for a few … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 65 – Social Distancing at the Cinema with a blockbuster (Tenet) movie review

Just before moving, I got myself an annual cinema card as going to the Pictures is my favourite pastime. I thought I’d move house and finally get to go to unlimited movies, cricket matches, Theatre productions.  None of that is … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 64 – Up All Night and Social Distance Snowballing

Though readers might not be aware, WordPress has been pushing another new editor for the last year or two.  I’m always one who steadfastly refuses to embrace new technology (did I mention my 1990’s phone!!) but today they have stopped … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 62 – I love it when a plan comes together!

Some of you may remember that in the first days when everyone lock-down, I took the opportunity to go outside having already been shielding for a month or so.   I went off to fully explore my new neighbourhood and … Continue reading

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