Category Archives: Opinions

Stable, Door and Horse

NOTE: CORONAVIRUS CONTENT. IMO this should have been done at the onset of locking down the UK (source) especially as our PM chose not to close the ports, airports and Channel Tunnel. Of course holidays are going to be disrupted … Continue reading

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The Year That Changed Everything: Book Review

You may recall this post Well, I finished it last night, so here is my take. The above book is by Cathy Kelly, an author I have read a lot of over the years because I like her style of … Continue reading

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Misleading title

I saw a headline yesterday saying that due to the Coronavirus, household utility bills could rise by £32 per month  (source) That sent panic alarms, buttons, palpitations and heaven knows what else through my head as our utility bill for … Continue reading

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Now about that book I’m reading

I was given three books two Christmases ago and hadn’t picked up any of them. That changed a couple of nights ago when I thought maybe I ought to make the effort and do something different to blogging or playing … Continue reading

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Fourteen pounds on your weekly food bill

Apparently this is the figure the experts have come up with according to my neighbour who was watching TV (we don’t have one). To be honest, I can believe that on a family shop. Regular readers will know I’m a … Continue reading

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Still they come……..

Tomorrow is Good Friday, and if things were normal, the town would be heaving with visitors. The park would be full of people walking their dogs en route up to the prom, eating in one of the many cafes, visiting … Continue reading

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Mad, totally mad

Our PM is in intensive care and already the government stand-ins are ‘thinking about’ lifting the UK lockdown in June. Are they f***ing mad? The Money Men have finally cottoned on that all the promises of furlough payments, even though … Continue reading

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Just a thought re Big Business

Big Business is suffering in the Coronavirus pandemic, and if my understanding is correct, they too are looking to the Government for grants to tide them over. Big Business is money or maybe money is big business but I am … Continue reading

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I have a question

This might be considered a provocative question, but it’s been triggered by a comment I made on another blog and I’ve been thinking about it all afternoon. You can laugh if you like (I don’t mind), but with the shortage … Continue reading

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OK, I’ll buy it………….. if I could

Hubby and I have always had skimmed milk and shortly after we got together, we switched to skimmed UHT as it suited us both, we could buy in bulk and it was also a healthy option. In contrast, MOH prefers … Continue reading

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