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  • The pink guardian

    I cancelled my ft.com subscription today mainly because of a lack of balance re covid-19 reporting - which most of the mainstream media are guilty of.However, I did like the article "The kids aren’t … more

  • SAGE; my arse

    SAGE (Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies); my arse!

    More like "Stupid Arses Gouge Economy"

    Oh, and how they laughed at the acronym!

    This paper republished in the British Medical Journal on 7 … more

  • Some entertainment at last?

    OK - hopefully this is going to entertain some people and others I am sure it will offend.

    But you can't please everybody.

    A good, well informed and (I like to think) intelligent friend of mine … more

  • I don't want to sound like "the donald" .....

    This is what is on my mind today!

    ... and don't get me wrong ... I live in the Isle of Man where we have NO covid-19.

    And I hope it stays that way only because the scat politicians here would … more

  • An interesting analysis of the covid-19 data

    An interesting analysis of the covid-19 data

    https://youtu.be/8UvFhIFzaac

    If it's TLDW, my 6 takeaways from this - based on the empirical data presented in the video - are as follows:

    1) Human … more

  • Deaths .... just putting this out there...

    Just putting this out there...

    In the UK in 2018 there were 541,589 deaths (530,841 in 2019).

    That's 1,483 per day if you divide the total by 365

    https://www.ons.gov.uk/ … more

  • Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit is a brave man!

    In the UK we accept that the monarchy - the Queen as Sovereign - is Head of the Armed Forces.

    This is largely a symbolic fact and in the UK this is not a big deal as the monarchy stays out of … more

  • tfu=totally fucking useless

    2nd week of isolation started today so please forgive my bad language...

    New acronym incoming...

    tfu=totally fucking useless.

    Covid-19 is no excuse for laziness unless you have it (and a bad … more

  • Money creation in the modern economy

    Hi All

    OK - this is an old subject and one which was probably responsible for me starting blogging in the first place.

    But I think it's probably more relevant now than when it was produced as a … more