“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 full

Boris Johnson says he is amazed the privileges committee was proceeding against him.

Meanwhile, in other news…

Guardian: Sunak approves Boris Johnson honours list including aides linked to Partygate

Sunak is likely to face criticism for approving the list while Johnson is facing police and parliamentary inquiries over Partygate.


Symmetrical book stacking—just like the Philadelphia mass turbulence of 1947!

No human being would stack books like this!

Seems to me we need some sort of ‘overflow’ facility.

Our spare back bedroom this morning.

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:

Unsuccessful group-selfie.