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.

There are more than two sides to the lockdown argument

And so it begins… LIFT THE LOCKDOWN! I hear politicians saying it. I see commentators writing it. I hear economists begging for it. I see businesses demanding it. So what should we do? You see, it’s not just as simple as one side saying “LIFT” and the other saying “DON’T.” There are scientists and medics saying … Continue reading There are more than two sides to the lockdown argument

Trump or Johnson? No. I’m with Dominic Behan when it come to Coronavirus

I don’t know which is the more depressing: listening to Boris Johnson or listening to Donald Trump. The idiots are leading their countries, not so much down the garden path, but along the road to the crematorium. Neither of these narcissistic ego-maniacs seems to be even vaguely in touch with reality when it comes to … Continue reading Trump or Johnson? No. I’m with Dominic Behan when it come to Coronavirus

Coronavirus: Better an over-reaction than no reaction at all

How am I? Not great. But thanks for asking! I get infections easily. That’s down to a compromised immune system. It’s landed me in James’s as an in-patient 18 times in eight years as far as I can reckon. I tell you this because there seem to be a lot of people out there who … Continue reading Coronavirus: Better an over-reaction than no reaction at all