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Living, coping and observing in the age of Covid #6

Jan 2021: THE stable door is now shut tight. Bolted and barred. Triple locked and with no sign of a key or code. And unoccupied. The horse it once contained, an unruly beast at the best of time, seized its pre-lockdown moment and is now a mere galloping speck in the distance. Catching it will be a thankless, nigh impossible, task. Restraining it, even more unlikely. For a while it held the headlines while the experts debated and dithered, as experts tend to do, about how best… Continue reading

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MOSTLY  I tend to ignore the endless flood of social media challenges nominating me to participate in the latest “Ten of …” lists. My main reason is an abiding suspicion of all posts that come without an identifiable source. Their origins are hidden deep beyond the “friend” who is suggesting I spend ten days naming my favourite books, films, meals, destinations or whatever. Who creates these supposedly fun diversions for bored minds? Where do they originate? They are on a par, and probably just as dangerous in terms of online security, with the many anonymous posts that insist you do… Continue reading