May 21, 2020
NHS staff and care workers from abroad are to be exempt, as Labour calls it “the right thing to do”.
NHS fees to be scrapped for overseas health staff and care workers — BBC News – Home
In years to come I hope people remember what it took to get to this point. (And this time next week, remember it when they’re clapping.)
May 16, 2020
EOWYN stands before the WITCH KING. “No man can kill me!” it hisses.
EOWYN throws off her helmet to reveal her long blonde hair, draws her sword, and screams,
May 14, 2020
The message is clear: go back to work and risk your lives in the midst of a world disaster (come on! Don’t you want to be
gaslit into being a hero?) or you’re lazy, worthless scroungers.
Typed, of course, from behind the safety of a computer screen.
May 6, 2020
As we enter into territory we really should never have been anywhere near, having been told that we’re succeeding by a lying government, we find that government being aided by a media that’s largely interested in deflection and distraction, whilst government ministers tell doctors who point out facts to ‘watch their tone’ (some nice subtle […]
It’s official – the UK now has the worst death toll in Europe — MeerkatMusings
This nicely sums up my fears, hopes and disgusts right now.
April 25, 2020
Obviously this stuff is tiny drops of water compared to the vast ocean of unfathomable events right now, but I just
can’t let it go-
First, Allison Pearson is denied something in her prvileged life:
Second, Piers Morgan can excuse pussy-grabbing, racism, homophobia, transphobia, ableism, xenophobia, dangerous arrogance, white-supremeist-endorsing, fine-people-on-both-sides-ing and more, but he draws the line at inane mishandling of a pandemic (presumably because a pandemic could, after all, affect
They never thought leopards could eat THEIR faces.
April 21, 2020
“The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have watched people they know — as well as complete strangers — have their lives completely pulled apart for no good reason,” the letter states
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Cut Off Four Major U.K. Tabloids in Unprecedented Letter — PEOPLE.com
Good. Destroy them and we’ll all be better off.
(I sound like Emperor Palpatine here but the statement still stands.)
April 15, 2020
“Highly valued and loved” Mary Agyeiwaa Agyapong died in hospital in Luton on Sunday.
Coronavirus: Pregnant nurse dies but baby ‘well’ after delivery — BBC News – Home
God, all the NHS deaths have stung terribly but this one a little extra more because a child is involved. That poor kid.
April 6, 2020
Jacob Rees-Mogg is the worst of Britain.
Dear Kitty. Some blog:
This 5 April 2020 video from Britain says about itself:
Jacob Rees Mogg’s firm set to
make fortune from the coronavirus crisis
EXCLUSIVE: Somerset Capital Management, which the MP co-founded, says market volatility offers a “once or twice in a generation” opportunity to make “super normal returns”.
By Peter Lazenby in Britain:Sunday, April 5, 2020
Jacob Rees-Mogg to profit over coronavirus
TORY Minister and multimillionaire Jacob Rees-Mogg is to become even richer because of the coronavirus pandemic, it was revealed today. The North-East Somerset MP owns about 15 per cent of a firm that is buying up shares in companies hit by the virus crisis and stands to cash in when their value increases.
Somerset Capital Management (SCM) said that investors have a “once in a generation” chance of “super-normal returns.” Potential gains of up to 500 per cent are being anticipated.
Conservative Prime Minister Boris Johnson taken to hospital for coronavirus tests:
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April 5, 2020
The new Labour leader says there will be a “reckoning” after the coronavirus crisis, where the wealthy will be asked to pay more.
Coronavirus: Key workers ‘overlooked and underpaid’, says Starmer — BBC News – Home
Good good. (About the wealthy having to pay more part, obviously.)