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The COVID diaries 10 – Schadenfreude

It's October. Schadenfreude season. Let's start with the obvious one - Donald Trump reportedly has Covid, along with a number of his White House staff, cronies, and trophy wife. Clearly this is justice in its purest form - that the man who by his combination of inaction and blustering incompetence has allowed the more than… Continue reading The COVID diaries 10 – Schadenfreude

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Vigour vs experience

When you're young, the natural inclination is to try your hand at everything to see what sticks, what you enjoy and are good at. Kids are the perfect example of this - apart from compulsory schooling, they might be playing football, learning ballet or karate, enrolled in a drama or art class and scouting on… Continue reading Vigour vs experience

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The COVID Diaries #2 – Strange Days

It's a strange feeling out there at the moment. Everyone is waiting for something to happen and endlessly discussing the various possibilities and ramifications, but... nothing yet. The numbers climb (300ish confirmed infected in Australia) but no-one really knows anyone directly affected. The worst part so far has probably been the old man who Wife… Continue reading The COVID Diaries #2 – Strange Days