Echo Chambers Won’t Define Johnson

Posted on January 26, 2022

With everything that is going on at the moment, it is easy to think that Johnson is finished. However, if you get caught up in your own echo chamber, it is easy to imagine that everyone is feeling the same. The reality is, it doesn’t matter what I, or anyone else who despises Johnson, thinks. Parties or no parties, I learnt to dislike Johnson years ago and have never voted for him. The key to his downfall is whether tepid Johnson supporters ...

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Johnson Proving to be the Man we Were Warned About!

Posted on January 14, 2022

“Poor old Sue Gray”. We are told to wait for her report into what we all know happened at the Downing Street parties. If Boris Johnson says he thought a party was a work event, then there is not much Sue Gray can do about it. Like us, she knows he is a liar but if he says he isn’t, nothing has changed. She can’t sack him; he is her boss. Her report is a waste of time and public money. We, the public, have been asked to abide by the ...

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Supporting Football – Can I Be Bothered?

Posted on January 12, 2022

After Reading FC lost against Kidderminster in the FA Cup at the weekend, I received some ribbing from members of our cricket club. This is because I am a long time supporter of The Royals. This was compounded by 7-0 drubbing by Fulham last night. You want it low? Reading can take it lower. The ribbing I received was time wasted, because I really didn’t care. This got me wondering why I don’t care much about football anymore. Is age ...

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The NHS and Public Sector Contractors

Posted on January 9, 2022

I was reading something the other day about NHS outsourcing. This, if you don’t know, is allowing private companies to undertake NHS services. My brain hasn’t got the capacity to remember which companies are which, because there are so many. The important bit was the claim that some private contractors had actually done a half decent job. As I read it, the pitch given to the masses is that to make the NHS fully functional, some services ...

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The Complex World of Online Scams!

Posted on January 3, 2022

After something of a lull, Crypto companies have upped their game on me again recently. Mainly through emails but also via social media. I am guessing this may be because I have inadvertently clicked on something. Or maybe overheard talking about crypto currency by my sinister friend, Alexa. I guess I am not helping my own cause by sitting here writing a blog about it. These emails are getting more subtle nowadays. There was a time when they ...

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