Tag Archives: Covid19

Remembering Captain Tom and putting the boot into sycophants

 I just wanted to do a little post to say how sorry I am to hear of the death of Captain Sir Tom Moore who captured the hearts of much of the world in 2020 after he started out to … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 72: Being a Good Samaritan to the living and having a hot drink with the dead.

One of the things I really miss about being Excluded and not able to work as well as Shielding alone is being able to help people. I really really miss it. I know I still help lots of people from … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 61 – When Social Distancing takes the Pee!

When I was scouting out the new tour Mayfair and Belgravia Walking Tour last week, I visited the The Grenadier Pubwhich I wrote about yesterday,  I found something in the toilets which was very much a sign of the times. Of course … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 60: #ExcludedUK Why does my country hate me?

I haven’t worked since February, it’s getting on for 6 months now since I’ve been paid.  Despite the government paying out billions to some fantastically good causes and supporting the overwhelming majority of people, 3 million of us are actually … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 52 -Social Distancing the back garden

Progress on doing up my new but ancient house continues but at a pace even snails would surpass.  It’s all down to this virus and I’ve even been thinking of bringing my new front garden bench into the house so … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 51 – Social Distancing with baby frogs

I never quite know what I will find on my walks and my walk on Friday was particularly eventful.  First of all down a country lane I came across a car with its hazard lights flashing and being all prepared … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 49 – A thing of beauty

Traditionally gardens are meant to be a thing of beauty but when I started working on mine, there was nothing beautiful about it. Now there is a lawn and a patio and a little though empty raised bed for herbs … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 41 – A life of being nice doesn’t pay.

A few days ago I had a phone call from the Police.  We ended up talking for around 90 minutes; not just having a chinwag but we were going through a statement about one of the recent crimes I suffered. … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 39 – The false dawn

I hope everyone is well.   Before I get to my post I read for the first time a news-piece that actually related to me during these virus ridden times. “Solo lockdown is really tough. While people on Twitter and Facebook … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 38 – Mirrors, Masks and bank robbery!

Yesterday I secured a mini victory in the impossible mission of sorting out a house with no money, no shops and no tradesman.  I found a happily foolproof way of attaching things to 200 year old wars and I went … Continue reading

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