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Coronavirus Diary 79 – I have Covid 19 :-(

Morning everyone, I hope all is well. I’ve been quiet but not away. Some of you may have noticed that my 9 year streak of posting at least twice a week has recently been broken. This won’t be my longest … Continue reading

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Why has my MP and Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden left me to die?

Morning everyone! I wasn’t going to put this here though I wrote it elsewhere and had lots of feedback. I’ve had few people who I’ve never met send me emails the last week or two so I thought I would … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 75 – Finding a Holy and Magical Well in St Albans.

I’ve been to a few Holy Wells in my time, some ancient pagan wells and some slightly less ancient but still extremely old Christian ones.  The problem with wells in cities and particularly near to London is that they are … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 73 – I got my vaccine!

Wednesday the 3rd of March was a big day for me for several reasons, I had another #1 book, The Budget was held in Parliament (more on that next time) and most eagerly awaited of all it was the day … Continue reading

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Oops, I did it again!

Just a short post today as I had something else planned and it wasn’t another reference to a Britney Spears song. As you may remember, my new book £xcluded Voices was released on Monday and within hours it reached number … 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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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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A not very good review of a pretty rubbish year, 2020.

Having a special interest in chest infections, it was about 55 weeks ago when I first heard of what was to become the Coronavirus.  It took until January before the first hints of it were dismissed in the mainstream awareness … Continue reading

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Rishi Sunak is a liar and a boring one at that.

It’s hard to believe but I am approaching my 10th month without any pay or government support during the Coronavirus epidemic.   The government of course continue to lie and the country largely doesn’t care at all even though I … Continue reading

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An autumnal glow from a leafy carpet

After I moved in to my old, small and rather characterful Georgian cottage, I’ve spent much of the year finding out about its various quirks and issues.  Some lovely, some needing to be repaired and few that remain unaffordable to … Continue reading

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