Aaand out for a walk & told to back up down a pathway so someone can come out. “Still too close”. Better when she actually said she wanted to turn right onto the road. Then she comes out all masked up “you should act like you’ve got it”. Fine - perhaps she should stay home then. Don’t know how long I can hold my temper in - already. Grrr.
Sigh. Lockdown looms again, I suspect. Tomorrow I make the 300 mile drive home, after a couple of weeks spent with my “bubble” household. Real humans!! Back to solitude and probably a shitty few months. Still, at least I will be able to listen to No Agenda again - bit difficult to do with friends around.
I see the UK media are ramping up the fear factor ahead of tomorrow’s scheduled review of Covid restrictions. In a very British way, though. “Extreme concern”.
And yet elsewhere I read that the UK variant isn’t producing increased transmission elsewhere. Data issue perhaps? Or hyper-sensitive testing.
Meanwhile I’m having the most sociable Christmas I’ve ever had. In my perfectly legal “bubble”.
Here's a little thing I did this week. So good to get back to accompanying again.
Friend, earlier: "have booked us tickets for Wednesday" - just for a day out at s National Trust country park, as it is forecast to stop raining next week.
Media: "National lockdown being planned to start next Wednesday".
Where I live: infections/deaths all significantly below national average, despite an older population.
Here we go... More testing, more positive "cases". Any excuse to imprison us.
Covid-19: Second wave now hitting the UK, says Boris Johnson https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-54212654
Ha ha. Of course. China to the "rescue". 😡😡
Probably been shared before on here, but hey. Science, data analysis & reason.
Ah bollocks. So this week I can go to the supermarket just as usual (reduced footfall, queues & "distancing" of course), but soon it will be compulsory to wear a face covering. Didn't have to when virus at its peak, but now I will. Logical..? Almost guaranteed to force me to online grocery shopping. Lockdown eases but mine gets worse. Or maybe I'll get me a Niqab & laugh at them all. Except - claustrophobia.
@hazardwarning in some places, @mydnyghtrose in others. Here, just me. M6VNS, rig permitting.
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