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the lockdown log 3


Whilst the lock down is not having a huge impact on life for the Berkshire Belle and I there is a danger that elements of the basic skill set can get atrophied during any period of disuse so the trick is to find ways of using them in this strange world. Read more…

on seeing it all again


It is a very strange world at the moment, but it has been a but strange for the last three years and those of my age have seen much of it before in one way or another. For example Covid-19 may be a new strain, but I grew up in the shadow of diseases like Polio in the fifties and then in the sixties we had, aside from the fact that we might get a 4 minute warning that we were being Nuked, things like the Hong Kong ‘flu epidemic of the latter part off that decade. Read more…

Dad’s Army had it right


Two of the immortal catch phrases from Dad’s Army are Corporal Jones’ “Don’t panic!” and Private Fraser’s “Doomed; we’re all doomed” and when I hear or read the news these days I often think of those characters and the circumstances that they uttered their lines. Read more…