• Goodbye January

    25/01/20 UK deaths: 592. Current Market Harborough infections: 281. DOWN from last week 243. Moderna says its Covid-19 vaccine is effective against the new and more infectious variants of corona-virus found in the UK and South Africa. López Obrador, who has been criticized for his handling of Mexico’s pandemic and for not setting an example… Continue Reading

  • Politics and Pandemic

    18/01/21 UK deaths: 599. Current Market Harborough infections: 525. UP from last week: 49. In UK hospitals a person is admitted every 30 seconds with coronavirus. The exercise was something I never considered as a luxury to be looked forward to, in the past it has always been a necessity to keep fit to promote my enjoyment… Continue Reading

  • Dark Days

    11/01/20 UK deaths: 529. Current Market Harborough infections: 476. DOWN from last week 51. So far, 2.4 million jabs have been administered across the UK. On a slightly warmer day than recent, Sue and I met Sarah, Alice and Mia in Fosse Meadows Country Park. Taking advantage of the present Covid restriction rules permitting us… Continue Reading

  • Lock-down again!

    04/01/20 UK deaths: 407. Current Market Harborough infections: 526. UP from last week: 8. Scotland will lockdown from tonight with schools closed until February. In England everyone must stay at home except for permitted reasons during a new lock-down beginning at midnight and lasting seven weeks, Boris Johnson has announced. All schools and colleges will… Continue Reading

  • Goodbye 2020 :-(

    28/12/20 UK deaths: 357. Current Market Harborough infections: 519. UP from last week: 335. The total number of deaths in the UK is  71,109. The temperature didn’t rise above 2 degrees today. Jamie decided to fix his broken central heating himself rather than wait for an engineer to call after the holidays. The fault was in the timer… Continue Reading