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Walking through town earlier I noticed about half a dozen of the pavement stencils, if they cost 800 quid then the council has been robbed.

And next comes compulsory vaccination...  We're being softened up.

14 Jul 2020

When deaths and infection rates were sky high and peaked a few months ago we were told face masks were of no or little benefit, now rates have fallen to a fraction of what they were we are suddenly being told masks are esssential.  None of this makes any sense.

Consultations are a sham, just window dressing to disguise the fact that the decision has already been made.

And here it is, looking very stylish. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8459719/Boris-Johnsons-RAF-Voyager-plane-takes-air-new-900-000-patriotic-paint-job.html

19 Jun 2020

Macron travelled to London yesterday aboard one of his many Presidential aircraft.  Boris having our one aircraft repainted is not such a big deal in the circumstances.

Those liners could be berthed offshore for quite some time given Carnival's dire financial state. https://www.theguardian.com/business/2020/jun/18/carnival-sell-cruise-ships-bookings-coronavirus-pandemic-holiday

The government has today formally advised the EU that, after leaving the EU in January this year, there will be no extension to the transition period which ends on December 31st. So, finally, after four and a half years of countless court cases and parliamentary shenanigans to derail the Brexit vote, we will once again be a sovereign country.  Who'd have thought in June 2016 that it would take ...

With the current furore about statues that are now deemed inappropriate, it's worth noting that the sculptures which are incorporated into BBC Broadcasting House in central London were created by Eric Gill, a serial sex abuser who repeatedly molested his daughters, and even his own dog. The BBC, however, thinks it is perfectly fine to keep the statues in place because he was a respected 20th ...

11 Jun 2020

The BBC's interpretation of "news" is very selective indeed.