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Our Prime MInister . . .

It is good that some journalists are willing and able to “tell it like it is”. Yorkshire Bylines, 2 April 2021 The Daily Mirror breathed new life into the Jennifer Arcuri affair last week and brought the prime minister’s tawdry … Continue reading

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The Old Order Changeth . . .

So all day long the noise of battle roll’dAmong the mountains by the winter sea;Until King Arthur’s table, man by man,Had fallen in Lyonnesse about their Lord,King Arthur: then, because his wound was deep,The bold Sir Bedivere uplifted him,Sir Bedivere, … Continue reading

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Vaccinations

The building at the far end of the road, just beyond the green bushes, is the Kirkcudbright Pipe Band Hall (courtesy of Google Street View) and that is where we are once again to attend for our second Astra Zeneca … Continue reading

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Mothering Sunday

There was a bit of a discussion on Facebook about claims that the EU was not democratic. There were various allegations and refutations about the setting up of the EU, but no mention of the EU Parliament. So, although I … Continue reading

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Charging about . . .

Went out about lunchtime to run the two cars. I have tried to do this regularly during the lock down periods to keep the batteries charged up. It also warms up the engine compartment and helps to keep the damp … Continue reading

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Coming up to a year now . . .

​​ Abiword HTML Document Another day, another Tesco delivery. A small energetic man, heavily masked who whizzed everything into the garage, showed the delivery note with one ,missing item and, after sanitising his hands and the usual tapping in of … Continue reading

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347 days of isolation . . .

Today is the 25th of February. The Tesco van has just been, and as an indication of how good they have become, our booked slot was from 12.00 to 1.00 pm. They put a message on their website to say … Continue reading

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Kubuntu disappointment . . .

I enjoyed using Kubuntu and getting to know it, but at somempoint it acquired some new cups drivers for printers and my Canon Pixma MG 5750 would not work any more. I tried in various ways to get rid of … Continue reading

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Professor Chris Grey’s blog – and mine . . .

I find Professor Chris Grey’s blog invaluable. He sorts out the disjointed news reports and makes it all into a coherent message. We need more like him. Here is a link to my blog about this Friday’s post . . … Continue reading

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Kubuntu again . . .

Having posted about trying out Kubuntu, and having tried it once or twice using the trial facility I decided to “go for it” and so this machine – a Lenovo B50-80 laptop now has Kubuntu fully installed, by which I … Continue reading

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