Nice to see the Brits finally showing some compassion for unfortunate refugees

BBC News: Rhodes fires: Planes sent to collect stranded Britons Flights are due to land on Rhodes later on Monday to bring back holidaymakers left stranded by wildfires which have swept the Greek island. British tourists have been sleeping at the airport, makeshift rescue centres and on the street, after the flames threatened holiday resorts

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“I take my responsibilities seriously”

…says former Prime Minister who failed to turn up at five consecutive Cobra coronavirus meetings. Guardian: ’It is sad to be leaving … for now’: Boris Johnson’s resignation statement in fullBoris Johnson says he is amazed the privileges committee was proceeding against him. Meanwhile, in other news… Guardian: Sunak approves Boris Johnson honours list including… Continue reading “I take my responsibilities seriously”


No human being would stack books like this! Seems to me we need some sort of ‘overflow’ facility.

National New Hat Day

To mark National New Hat Day, I thought I'd try this one out. I was tempted by a solid-gold-studded-with-exquisite-gems affair, but decided cotton was more practical.

People Eating Tasty Animals

BBC: Eating fish same as eating cats, Cleethorpes animal rights poster suggestsThe Peta digital billboard shows a fishmonger holding a fish which transforms into an image of a dead cat. Thanks for the tip! I’ve never tried eating cats, but, if it’s even remotely like eating fish, it sounds delicious—and a lot more environmentally friendly.

League of bald-headed men

Down the pub with the in-laws yesterday, I attempted to take a group-selfie. It did not go to plan. But I kind of like the documentary feel of the resulting photo:

Couldn’t run a bath

Guardian: Seemingly ambitious Defra hedgerow targets actually due to typoThérèse Coffey, the environment secretary, has admitted that ambitious figures on hedgerows revealed in January were a typographical error. Meanwhile, in other news, BORIS JOHNSON ACCIDENTALLY TELLS TRUTH.