So, in the end, it didn’t actually ‘come home’. A valiant effort, growing into the tournament as it wore on, yet inevitably (perhaps) unravelled by a penalty shootout. So very England. We’ve seen it all before. We can debate long… Read moreIt’s coming home… but when?
There is no end in sight for lockdown, is there? Despite the vaccine rolling out in the UK at apparently break-neck speed, the government confirmed yesterday that schools in England will not re-open before March (at the earliest), which suggests that… Read moreCovid calamity in the UK
The death of George Floyd at the hands of a white Minneapolis police officer has sparked a wave of demonstrations, protests and downright rioting around the world. The appalling (and seemingly deliberate) act has reignited the race debate and has… Read moreGeorge Floyd’s killing has ignited the black touchpaper
2020. The year of Covid-19, of lockdowns, of ignoring lockdowns to travel half the length of the country to stay in one of your homes, of loosening lockdowns even though more than 300 people are still dying EVERY DAY. Every day… Read moreChinese Year of the Black Dog?
The Dominic Cummings ‘scandal’ which is leading the news agenda right now is beyond parody. I’ve never met the man, nor do I have any desire to, but he comes across as an arrogant sleazebag for whom rules do not… Read moreDominic Cummings – the self-entitlement and arrogance is breathtaking