We’re at risk from Covid-19 – but it’s all the more serious because of the epidemic of stupidity which is gripping the world

We have elected some eejits in this country over the years. Thankfully, though, our Taoisigh have been sensible men – even if it’s a pity they’ve all been men. But I do lie awake some nights, wondering just how it is that Donald Trump and Boris Johnson and Jair Bolsonaro managed to get themselves elected … Continue reading We’re at risk from Covid-19 – but it’s all the more serious because of the epidemic of stupidity which is gripping the world

Looking back a few weeks, it all looks absolutely perfect…

I am beginning to really hate this “new normal.” And one of the reasons I’m beginning to hate it is precisely because it is becoming the “new normal.” I’m getting used to it. I just drove to Dundrum Town Centre. Connie was doing a bit of shopping and I drive just to get out of … Continue reading Looking back a few weeks, it all looks absolutely perfect…

Lockdown. It’s not all bad but I still can’t help making plans for when it finally ends

It goes on and one doesn’t it? We’ve all been in lockdown of one kind or another for weeks. Some of us have been more locked down than others. (I know what you’re thinking. No, I don’t mean more locked than others!) And I’ve actually been self-isolating more or less since I got out of … Continue reading Lockdown. It’s not all bad but I still can’t help making plans for when it finally ends

EXCLUSIVE!!! Leo to allow pubs to open – but only if you can prove you’re gummin’ for a pint.

BREAKING NEWS. In a surprise move today, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has announced an easing of Covid-19 restrictions – but only for some groups. Speaking at a hastily organised press conference where he was photographed with some adorable little puppies and three pensioners*, Mr Varadkar said that, from Monday, some groups would be permitted to gather … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE!!! Leo to allow pubs to open – but only if you can prove you’re gummin’ for a pint.

These Covid-19 restrictions don’t apply to everyone: the stupid are exempt.

Some people, we are told, are getting restless with the restrictions imposed on us all because of Covid-19. There was I hoping that the stupidity around this virus was confined to the United States. But no. We have it too. You can see it every day – the people who think the rules don’t apply … Continue reading These Covid-19 restrictions don’t apply to everyone: the stupid are exempt.