Canadian truckers – the Movie!

PRINCE HARRY’S timely reminder to look after inner self, with a spot of meditating made me aware of some unprocessed rage bubbling away under the surface, triggered by very particular words. Words like ‘GoFundMe’ and ‘not passing on money raised’ and ‘intended for Canadian Truckers’. In any order really. Rage, indignation, powerlessness and helplessness all …

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The Covid Lockdowns price tag – £372bn and rising

THE NATIONAL AUDIT OFFICE has estimated additional public spending directly attributable to Covid-19 to May 2021 to be a staggering £372bn. As we are now into2022 the £400bn mark will have been easily surpassed. The Office of National Statistics (ONS) reckons there are 27.8m households in the UK.  So, since the start of the pandemic direct Covid-19 …

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Scotland Vs England: what do differing mask mandates tell us?

MASK MANDATES were re-imposed in England on the 30th November 2021, making it unlawful for people to enter shops and public transport without wearing a face covering, and thereby bringing England broadly into line with the rest of the United Kingdom. In light of those changes, now since reversed, it is timely to revisit the …

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