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

Toppling doesn’t mean the end of history

Every time I have tried to write a blog this last week, about current affairs, I can barely get it started before something else happens in the world and everything moves on. We are, of course, still dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic although you could be forgiven for thinking that it was in the past … Continue reading Toppling doesn’t mean the end of history

It’s fine to miss having a haircut

Good day dear reader.  I hope you are well.  These are difficult times indeed and as we pass the eighth week of lockdown it's amazing to think that we've actually done it.  It's not finished, of course, but if someone had said to you this time last year that pubs, clubs and non-essentials shops would … Continue reading It’s fine to miss having a haircut

In Lockdown – Coping

As I write this I am sitting watching Contagion on ITV2.  Quite why they've decided this should remain on the schedule is beyond.  Though I am watching it and the parallels at the start of the film with what is going on right now are scary.  "Somewhere in the world the wrong pig met up … Continue reading In Lockdown – Coping

Don’t forget the other coronoviruses

Being a member of a few social media sites I am noticing that people on Facebook are really freaking out about coronavirus.  Now, I'm not saying don't be alarmed by it, I'm just saying, step back, take a deep breath and try to think about how things really are. The population of the United Kingdom … Continue reading Don’t forget the other coronoviruses

Selfish in Covid-19

I'm considering not picking up The Dugs toilet during this pandemic of Covid-19, firstly known as coronavirus.  There's a good reason for this that has nothing to do with laziness, because I do believe that we should bag and bin it.  Hence the reason my dog-walking jacket has an entire pocket full of little black … Continue reading Selfish in Covid-19