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Monday, 18 July 2022

2207.18 BYE BYE BORIS

The Prime Minister has finally quit after years of lies and basically taking the piss out of the British people. But I have to talk about night's out, birthday celebrations, bike racing and of course, the weather!

Tuesday, 21 June 2022

2206.21 SOLSTICE

Today it's midsummer, the solstice. The longest day.

Friday, 3 June 2022

2206.03 PLATTY JOOBS

It's the Queen's Platinum Jubliee which is a massive deal for the whole of the United Kingdom. The late spring bank holiday has been moved from the last monday in May to 2nd June and combined with an extra holiday on the forth to give most of the country a long weekend off.

Friday, 27 May 2022

2205.24 HOME ALONE... AGAIN

It's been a while. Morticia has gone away on a gig tour for 10 days with her best friend. That means it's been just me and the dog, and fleeting encounters with the youngest daughter.

Thursday, 12 May 2022

2205.12 PLUS ONE

Last week it was my birthday, the day after its my wife, Morticia's birthday. As you may be able to tell, this story involves snooker.

Tuesday, 26 April 2022

2204.26 THE WAITING

What a dreadful time we are living through, the world is in a sorry state with climate change not being addressed and war in Europe for the first time. Closer to home, we have a cost of living crisis, and of course, the pandemic is still bubbling under the headlines.

Tuesday, 22 March 2022

2203.22 IT'S BEEN A LONG DARK TIME

I haven't posted a blog for quite some time and there's a reason for that. We are living through dark times and it's difficult to get the motivation to write. But I know writing is theraputic so I really must.

So what's going down in my life at the moment?

Saturday, 1 January 2022

2201.01 RESOLUTIONS

As I've said in the past I don't do resolutions. Instead I usually set myself 3 achievable tasks, I'm not about to change this year.

Saturday, 25 December 2021

CAPTAIN'S YULETIDE MESSAGE

So we are still battling the pandemic but at least this year we managed to regain some of our freedoms, but for how long? The Omicron variant is all the rage at the moment and threatens to plunge us back into another lockdown.

Sunday, 19 December 2021

2112.19 THE GREAT FESTIVE TV ROUNDUP

Well it's that time of year again where I scour the festive Radio Times (it was almost £6 this year) and highlight my favourite programmes and specials.