Category Archives: Lock Down

A Look at the Numbers

For some morbid reason I have looked at the Corvid-19 numbers every day since the Pandemic was declared and they started showing them for all countries. I watched as China, then Italy, Spain and the United States took their turn, … Continue reading

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Wishing You All a Happy and Prosperous New Year

Well 2020 has ended with a bang, or rather a damp squib; Brexit is done, bar the details, and the pandemic is galloping away after a slight hiatus towards the end of Novembers lockdown. The highlight of our year was … Continue reading

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Another Lockdown Survived

Having gone through the big one earlier in the year, the 4 weeks of this one seemed to fly by; but has it done any good? Other than to slow the pace for a couple of weeks. We went in … Continue reading

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The Way Forward is to go Backwards

It was predictable; there we were nicely pushing down the R rate but still looking at between 500 – 600 new virus cases a day – the government decides to loosen up on the rains and let us mere mortals … Continue reading

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Common Sense Is Not So Common

I really do not believe the mentality of some people; There was an article in the News (Daily Mirror I think) with a lady saying, along the lines of, ‘I was forced to leave my husband and two children behind … Continue reading

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A Birthday and End Of Shielding

Those in the Governments Shielding category can now play outside – hurrah; the trouble is that the risk should a shielded person contract Corvid-19 hasn’t gone away. All my life I have taken risks; mostly calculated but sometimes just stupid; … Continue reading

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Back to Normal – Not Quite

You would think that the PM said ‘it’s all over you can go back to being the same morons as before’ rather than ‘maintain social distancing and be sensible’. Judging by the pictures on the news, even allowing for the … Continue reading

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Escape!!!

After two and a half months of lockdown we are told that we can now go out for a walk provided we maintain social distancing; those who have read my earlier posts will know that the boss is in the … Continue reading

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Arriving Home

Had it not been for the Virus we would have arrived home from the States this morning, nice and brown and knackered because of the overnight flight. As it happens I awoke at around 04:50 this morning, went to the … Continue reading

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VE Day 75th Anniversary

This morning we watched HRH Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall lay a wreath and flowers on behalf of the Nation, in commemoration of the 75th Anniversary VE Day. On a day when most of the UK expected to … Continue reading

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