How to end a perfect year….

How to end a perfect year….

If you’ve followed this blog because you, too, have arthritis, you’ll know that there’s one question I’ve been trying to get an answer to throughout the coronavirus pandemic.  I’ve been wanting to know what has happened to people who take...
1917 and all that….

1917 and all that….

There’s a clever moment in the genius final episode of ‘Blackadder Goes Forth’ when you allow yourself to imagine there’s going to be a happy ending.  The characters facing certain death as they prepare to go over the top are briefly under the...

Another letter, more uncertainty….

I’ve been more relaxed about lockdown two than I was about lockdown one.  So far.  I don’t think being relaxed has led to undue complacency – in fact I’m pretty sure it hasn’t – but that feeling of entering the unknown that came...

Back again

Below is the opening paragraph of my blog on June 23rd: “1 in 1700 people are estimated to have coronavirus now, that’s down from 1 in 500 four weeks ago.  Those are the figures from the Office for National Statistics upon which the latest government shielding...