A New Year

Here we are a that time of the year when nothing makes sense. That bit between Christmas and New Year where time seems to disappear and the days of the week mean nothing. You don't even have to be on holiday (or, this year, furlough) for the whole week not to make sense. It just … Continue reading A New Year

The Uplifting Power of a Stranger

Here we are in the Christmas season. It has, in a way, been a struggle to get here. Now we are it seems that the politicians can't decide how we should spend Christmas because of Covid-19. I believe that no one is waiting on the politicians making any decisions and I think that people have … Continue reading The Uplifting Power of a Stranger

It’s Sort of Looking a Bit Like Christmas

It's been a heck of a year, not in a good way. We've been locked down, locked out, stuck without being to visit friends and family if they're not within a certain bubble. People have died, people have suffered. COVID-19 has not been good to anyone in any way. Back in March most of the … Continue reading It’s Sort of Looking a Bit Like Christmas

OK Not To Be OK

I haven't written here in while, mostly because the platform seems to be off at times and I have been writing long sentences and they don't appear. Not so with this one. I came across this song during a surf of Spotify. This a brilliant, if simply produced video and a song that should mean … Continue reading OK Not To Be OK

Scottish Government Fails Exams

In March of this year the Deputy First Minister/Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills, John Swinney, swung the axe and put paid to the sitting of exams in Scotland for the year.  Back then it would be fair to assume that many thought that the lock down and the closure of schools would be a … Continue reading Scottish Government Fails Exams

Blind Leading the Blind

I think there comes a point when you pretty much realise that you are completely ready for lockdown to be over and are ready to return to work and some sort of normality. My point of realisation was last week when I was stood in the bedroom with the window blind wrapped around my head.  … Continue reading Blind Leading the Blind

Trying to Make Sense of Things – Part 2: Katie Hopkins

And so in this second part I don't try to make sense of Katie Hopkins - no one could really but this is about her comments and Twitters decision to ban her forever. Katie Hopkins A lot of people think that Katie Hopkins says what needs to be said and they think she is the … Continue reading Trying to Make Sense of Things – Part 2: Katie Hopkins