You Cannot Keep Spring From Coming 

We remember what we were doing in May 2020, precisely because we weren’t doing much. We were living through the first lockdown here on Plague Island, where we had been instructed by the government to, ‘Stay Home. Protect the NHS. Save Lives’. Along with millions of others, we weren’t going out. We were separated fromContinue reading “You Cannot Keep Spring From Coming “

Freedom Day: A Retrospective

So, the Omicron variant is here and the government are in full-on ‘headless chicken’ mode: there was a hurried escalation to ‘Plan B’, Johnson gave a pre-recorded televised address to the nation last night urging people to get their booster shots. It was pre-recorded, you understand, so he didn’t have to face awkward press questionsContinue reading “Freedom Day: A Retrospective”

All the King’s Horses and All the King’s Men … 

It’s been a funny old week on Plague Island. The mainstream news is full of ire for Boris Johnson, for the first time in what feels like forever. It appears that Johnson might well be a liar. Well, well, well, who knew? We are a little embarrassed to admit that we have taken great delightContinue reading “All the King’s Horses and All the King’s Men … “