“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”

Pimms Questions

BBC: '100 invited' to Downing Street garden lockdown drinksAs many as 100 people were invited to a “bring-your-own-booze” drinks event in the Downing Street garden during the first lockdown, it is understood. […] But Boris Johnson has declined to say whether he was among those there. (See what I did, there?)

Moel Famau, Christmas Eve 2018


My 32-year streak of Christmas Eve ascents of the mighty Moel Famau in North Wales came to an end today.

I’m sure they’re only there to test their eyes

BBC: Ministers ‘reluctant’ to close beaches over crowdsA major incident has been declared in Bournemouth after people flocked to the coast The government is reluctant to close beaches after a major incident was declared in Bournemouth when thousands crowded the coast, Environment Secretary George Eustice has said.