Monthly Archives: July 2020

Quarantine

At last! Sun and sanity at our island sommarhus! The ideal quarantine – no close neighbours, lots of country to move around in, and a lovely bay for swimming; safer therefore than the crowded UK. That’s if I didn’t pick … Continue reading

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Escape

Well, eventually I did it! Managed to get away from Borisgrad (or should it be Dominicgrad?) to (relatively) sane Sweden; albeit with a bit of sacrificing-of-my-principles along the way. The hated Ryanair was the only option open to me, without … Continue reading

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Russia and Brexit

The ‘Russia Report’ – on Russian interference in British politics – is apparently to be published next week. It was supposed to come out before the 2019 General Election, but has been sat on by the Prime Minister, for various … Continue reading

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Unplinthing: the UK and the USA

A few days ago I received an email from the New York Times – yes, the NYT!! – asking me to contribute an ‘op-ed’ about this statue-toppling business, based on one of my recent posts on this blog. I’d be flattered … Continue reading

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Unshielding

I’ve just had a letter – yes, a proper letter, in an envelope – from ‘HM Government’, telling me that my doctor (sic) has told them that I’m ‘no longer considered to be at the highest risk of severe illness … Continue reading

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