Tag Archives: ExcludedUK

Coronavirus Diary 87 – Gatecrashing a strangers funeral

As I write this, in the U.K. today is Budget Day. Of course I didn’t want the Budget, being mentioned in Parliament during the last one meant this years was always going to be even worse… and last years was … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 87 : Down and still out

I don’t know about you but I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about the invasion of Ukraine and a huge part of me wants to help-out. Not just in the donating clothes and powerpacks way but to actually go … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 86: Excluded, invaded but undefeated

This is Sam (not his real name) and he is 10 years old. Sam is a huge Sherlock fan and yesterday I did a hastily arranged Sherlock Walking Tour for him and his mother from Ukraine. This is my first … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 85: Living by example.

It is surprising how often in life how often synchronicity happens. Last Saturday I set off for the East End of London to take some photos and do a little research for the new book that I am writing on … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 84 – Deserted icons of London in Winter

A few days ago I took two lovely people around some of the most famous sights in London. Normally even in January there would be crowds of people everywhere but as you can see out of millions of people, we … Continue reading

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My Project for 2022

I hop everyone has had a Happy New Year and festive period. I can’t believe this is 2022 and yet I can so clearly remember 1982! The summer of 2022 will see my 10 year anniversary of writing this blog … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 83 – The (lack of) joy at Christmas and discombobulated thoughts

I must admit that I don’t feel 1% Christmassy and that is 1% less than last year when at least I knew everyone else was to various degrees miserable and isolated but I’m 22.5 months now into being Excluded (15 … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 81: Visiting London’s oldest Beigel Shop

For many if not most people, life is well on the way to being back to normal, in deed from what I can tell many peoples lives were barely impacted at all aside for a few weeks. For myself and … Continue reading

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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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Excluded Unity marching on Parliament and remembering the suicides caused by the government towards the 3 million Excluded community

Anyone who reads my blog knows that for the last 18 months, I’ve gone the entire pandemic with absolutely zero support. I’ve been on national and international TV, radio, newspapers. Been debated in Parliament and written a best-selling book and … Continue reading

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