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Friday Links: Things are not improving…

Happy Friday! Spiralling inflation, crops left in the field and travel chaos: 10 reasons Brexit has been disastrous for Britain Rent strikes and bill boycotts in the UK are great in principle – but I’d end up with no electricity … Continue reading

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Book Squee: The Farther Corner – Harry Pearson

When I was a kid I watched a lot of football. I’m from a family that likes football, both my parents, my Grandad and my brother were all pretty keen and we went to a lot of football matches. I … Continue reading

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Friday Links: He’s still Prime Minister

Happy Friday! I’m in the office today, so this will be short. The photo is today’s breakfast, with berries from my plot. The news is still a garbage fire, here are this week’s links.. Unlike the Queen, King Charles will … Continue reading

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Friday Links: Elections

Happy Friday! I’m spending this one in the office, so this was complied yesterday. It feels like the news is moving pretty fast and I have no idea of outcome of the local elections so who knows if any of … Continue reading

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Book Squee: Hungry – Grace Dent

I borrowed this one from Ma a while ago and finally got to reading it at the tail end of last month. I enjoyed it, I love her writing in the Guardian and this was just more of it. Some … Continue reading

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Friday Links: Non-Dom

Happy Friday! Studying health inequalities has been my life’s work. What’s about to happen in the UK is unprecedented Akshata Murty’s non-dom status is totally legal – and perfectly toxic for Rishi Sunak. What I’m really puzzled by is how … Continue reading

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Friday Links: Looking for some good news

Happy Friday! This week, the Tories in ‘charge’ of the country, acted like typical Tories in the Spring statement, people are outraged, like the last 12 years were no guide to current behaviour. Russia committed hideous bombing in Ukraine, COVID … Continue reading

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Book Squee: Guns in the North – P.F. Chisholm

Last year, when I was in Newcastle, I bought a book. This is no surprise to anyone who knows me, I actually bought a lot of books on that holiday, we did a morning in Barter Books and a day … Continue reading

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Friday Links: Selfish…

Happy Friday! So yesterday, childless people with pets were put on the Pope’s shit list but only if they are married. I guess he’s the Pope and not known for understanding the strain of everyday live but really…. Liz Truss … Continue reading

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Reading Squee: English Pastoral – James Rebanks

I got given a book token this year. I cannot express how delightful it is to have money to spend on books and not having to feel at all guilty about it is. I bought English Pastoral in part of … Continue reading

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