Monthly Archives: January 2022

5 minutes or 109 hours?

A couple of days ago, I read a report which claimed that the Covid virus can survive up to 109 hours outside a host. That’s on all manner of surfaces, including plastic. On the other hand, a couple of weeks … Continue reading

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Not one for guests

We have decided that on veggie days, we should have lunch as well as dinner. In other words, two meals. The reason is because of a general lack of protein. So, today I made a double batch of delicious leek … Continue reading

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Charlie goes a bit surreal

To be honest, I reckon that the Aldershot Town Football Club team got a bit over excited tonight. It may have been following the draw they took away from Chesterfield on Saturday. That may have made them a bit more … Continue reading

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Down among the blood soaked stretchers

I didn’t realise that Canada, in 1914, was, basically, another bit of Britain. They didn’t have much autonomy. They didn’t even have their own passports. That didn’t happen until 1947. Consequently, when war was declared in August, the Canadian armed … Continue reading

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Spreader of happiness

In 2002, Nobel award winning psychologist, Danny Kahneman, wrote an article regarding a study into happiness. Published in 2004, A survey method for characterizing daily life experience: the day construction method, looked at in which daily activities people found the … Continue reading

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Not singing Sailing at Chesterfield

The crooked church spire in Chesterfield is something to behold. Not only is it twisted around, it’s also leaning off true. How it’s defying gravity, I don’t know. I’m sure there’s plenty of religious non-thinkers who claim it proves the … Continue reading

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Covid went and killed the radio star

Meatloaf died today aged 74. The biggest surprise to me was the fact that he was 74. Mind you, the fact that he was an anti-vaxxer was also a surprise. Not for any reason, mind, just because I didn’t know. … Continue reading

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What to call the moon

This morning, the path into town was strewn with frost, just waiting to send any unsuspecting, walking stick bearing man, slipping into a white oblivion. As a consequence, and from bitter experience, I walked most of the way on the … Continue reading

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Battles on the high seas

Mirinda went into London today. She had to have a face to face with her Exec. She was picked up at 06:15 and didn’t get home until after 10pm. It was a long day but exciting. My day, though, wasn’t. … Continue reading

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Run Forrest Goat! Run!

We had to get a few signatures witnessed today, so we asked Neighbour Dave if he’d obliged us with his moniker. He was more than happy to (his words) and turned up at 3:30 on the dot to do the … Continue reading

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