Y'know things that are all the rage? Blogs. Everyone has one; or at least had one before Facebook, Twitter et al diluted the realtime pool.
Since I'm nu-old skool — and watching endless streams of people retweeting the decades old picture of that cat with the lime on its head using bit.ly links bores me — I figured why not make a blog? The main difference here compared with other people's blogs is that instead of being limited to one topic, you get a little slice of everything all mashed up. Now Im dahn wiv da yoof.
The isolation protocol: one plus one equals eight· 865 words (sucks up about 4 mins)
I’m still scratching my head over the COVID-19 isolation rules. To the best of my ability, I’ve summarised them here by taking the plight of two very similar people and comparing their fates in The New Normal.
The quest for the coronavirus endgame· 2026 words (sucks up about 10 mins)
When news of COVID-19 broke, I took it seriously. Same as most, I expect. As time marches on, I’ve changed my stance a few times. Real? Hoax? Partially true? An opportunistic power grab?
Too many questions remain unanswered to make it a cut and dried case. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg.
Papers please: a guide to the post-COVID-19 world[1 comment] · 1892 words (eats up about 9 mins)
Permit me to fast-forward into one possible future after a coronavirus vaccinated world and the utopia it will bring. Let me paint you a little story…
Why are you waiting for leaders to slow the pandemic?[5 comments] · 979 words (eats up about 5 mins)
Like the COVID-19 virus itself, it’s impossible to escape the media coverage of it. People are angry. Feel helpless. Scared. That’s all normal. But pause, just a moment, and think.
The problem with policy· 631 words (kills about 3 mins)
One week to go until December’s UK general election. Will anyone we put in office make a difference without being prodded? I’ll give you a clue: the answer rhymes with low ducking pay.
Passport shenanigans· 310 words (sucks up about 2 mins)
Help! The government can’t locate me in a photo so I won’t be able to travel anywhere until they do.
Election 2017: the clear winners are us[2 comments] · 1082 words (vacuums up about 5 mins)
Ha ha ha ha ha ha haaaaa. That’s me laughing at the cocksure Conservatives who have given the UK another hung parliament. Which is actually fantastic news.
Brexit: the eternal scapegoat· 761 words (eats up about 4 mins)
All the political parties are in turmoil after the EU referendum result. Nobody has a plan. Nobody wants to deal with it. Fine, I’ll do it then.