The Twelve Days of Covid

On the first day of lockdownCovid meant for meA shortage of PPE. On the second day of lockdownCovid meant for meFree Covid tests,And a shortage of PPE. On the third day of lockdownCovid meant for meQR Codes,Free Covid tests,And a shortage of PPE. On the fourth day of lockdownCovid meant for meWage subsidies,QR Codes, Free … Continue reading The Twelve Days of Covid

The Gingernuts

Ron comes out of the kitchen and I immediately know that there’s something wrong.  He’s not licking his lips which I take as a clear sign that he hasn’t eaten the remains of the steak and kidney Jimbos I’d deliberately left in my bowl.  This out-of-character behaviour is not lost on Squeak who attempts to … Continue reading The Gingernuts

Buzzwords

In the midst of this pandemic, hearing constant Covid news Irritating buzzwords are creeping into use Go hard, go early, crush the curve, halt the virus spread Social distance, stay indoors, work from home instead Close the bars and restaurants, lock the borders down Save your outings only for essential trips to town Break the … Continue reading Buzzwords

Scarface

This story is longer than usual, but I’ve got that much news I literally don’t know where to start! I suppose it all started on Christmas Day when Mummy was given a very special Christmas present by her daughter.  It was a framed portrait of me painted by a local artist!  I didn’t get to … Continue reading Scarface