Blog. The Covid diaries are no more. After all, lockdown is easing (not for me it isn’t, no chance, I’m staying in until The Virus has buggered off) and I can’t forever name every post a Covid post. Son no.2’s birthday came and went during … Continue reading Animal Crossing Adventures cont.
I am guilty of prejudice; of making snap judgements based on a momentary acquaintance. Last week Clay, the chubby hamster, was milling around the entrance to Blather’s museum. I am used to my fellow island residents wandering around in a peculiarly aimless fashion, but this … Continue reading Covid-19 Diaries – May 11th
Should a scientist’s private life be a matter for public concern? Owen Jones of the leftist Guardian whinges (and he's not the only one.) The photograph of Ferguson’s married lover looms large against the tabloid pic of Ferguson himself, Jones continues to whinge. This is … Continue reading Covid-19 Diaries – May 7th
I nearly forgot to clap for the NHS last night, so far gone was I in my digitally generated new world of Animal Crossing. I was midway through catching a porker of a fish (turned out to be the gigantic oarfish) when I heard the … Continue reading Covid-19 Diaries – May 1st
Blog. To begin with, here is my vocal tribute to Captain Tom Moore. This is so I never forget that once there was a 99-year-old bloke (soon to be 100) living quietly in Bedfordshire, who achieved global fame, via tottering around a bit in his … Continue reading Covid-19 Diaries – April 27th
The Nook Cranny shop has finally landed on my Animal Crossing island. Like a Judas, the price I paid for building the shop was thirty pieces each of wood, hardwood, softwood and iron nuggets. The various woods were easy. The iron nuggets flummoxed me, since … Continue reading Covid-19 Diaries – April 20th
Blog. We’ve been larking about making a quarantine video for the sister. A big part of me felt b-a-d that here was I, all singing and all dancing (along with the husband and sons nos 2 and 3) to the tune of Sweet Caroline (which … Continue reading Covid-19 Diaries – April 14th