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More Intervention Please

Life after lockdown has become so damn difficult. One week we’re being told which parties we can attend, when we’re permitted to have a drink and when we’re obliged to sit down. Now it’s all decisions, decisions, decisions.

Sometimes I just wish the Government would get more involved in my life and tell me what to do…

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Twenty’s Not Plenty

Who would be so duplicitous as to make up a set of rules that they aren’t willing to abide by themselves?

Except maybe parents who won’t allow their children to eat chocolate, drink alcohol or go to bed late. Or teachers who won’t allow pupils to vape and smoke. Or politicians who would prefer us not to have get-togethers after work, drinks and nibbles when someone could be having a funeral, or sexual relations with someone from another household…

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Winning the Lottery

The days are short, the nights still long and the festive period is over. As millions of people returned to their virtual offices this week, how many were dreaming of an imminent lottery win – a life-changing windfall that might facilitate the purchase of a holiday home in the sun or, even better, a racehorse to warm our hearts during the remaining weeks of Winter?

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All Fired Up

The Government frowns on the use of damp wood and smoky fuel in domestic properties because they create microscopic particles, called PM2.5s, which are small enough to pass into the bloodstream and cause health issues.

So it’s a good job that all of the furniture that I hacked to pieces to keep warm this week was completely dry…

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