Monthly Archives: July 2021

Lifeboats . . .

For readers elsewhere than UK, there are currently some troublemakers trying to denigrate the RNLI because it rescues people who need rescuing, regardless of who they are. The inference being that refugees are only in trouble because they have inadequate … Continue reading

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The politics of lies: Boris Johnson and the erosion of the rule of law . . .

This is a long read, but a worthwhile and important analysis of Boris Johnson and his Governance and his aims. It is taken – copy and paste – from the New Statesman and is one of the man present day … Continue reading

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Talk about the weather, and things . . .

The weather yesterday underwent a big change. The scorching sun was been replaced by a moderate cloud cover – not overcast – and so it was been much cooler and much more pleasant for working outside. The overnight forecast showed … Continue reading

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Rhubarb, Rhubarb . . .

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Planned Obsolescence . . .

A long article in the current Computeractive magazine tells us of the forthcoming Windows 11 operating system and what we plebs might expect fro its arrival. It points out that Microsoft are warning that some computers might not be able … Continue reading

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Our Prehistoric House of Commons . . .

I append below the text of an article published in The Guardian newspaper published yesterday . . . Here is the text of my email to Miss Butler . . .

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Delivery Day . . .

Thursday is Tesco day. They have delivered to us with great regularity and reliability since march 2020 and continue to do so. Our booked slot is 12.00 to 1.00 pm, but they are often here at any time after 11.30 … Continue reading

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Pottering among the veg . . .

We couldn’t do much earlier in the year as we kept on having frosts till quite late, and all through April the forecasts kept showing possible overnight temperatures of zero or below. So I got some tomato seeds planted indoors … Continue reading

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Our Garden . . .

Since the arrival of Covid we have done what we can in the garden but our combined efforts now (becuase of our ages), are not enough to keep on top of it even though it is quite small. Before Covid … Continue reading

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Audiology . . .

Yesterday after some searching, which disclosed that Audiology at Dumfries had two differing web sites giving different email addresses, I succeeded in getting an email through to them asking if hey were still doing their hearing aid servicing by post. … Continue reading

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