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Oh, please ……

Having spent a lot of time – too much time – watching TV drama during this period of ‘recuperation’ certain things still irritate me.

1 The placards ‘demonstrators’ hold-up in protests in television drama never look genuine!

2 Actors can neither yawn nor sneeze convincingly!

3 Props are frequently not heavy enough – Coffins look too light and often a mug of coffee clearly contains nothing!

Clearly I need to get out more!

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Mark Steel in the i

“And now with refreshing honesty, the party that’s been in government for nine years is campaigning on the slogan “Britain deserves better”. It’s quite sweet, in a way, that they appear to have forgotten they’re in charge already. Presumably they’ll follow this up with a manifesto written in the same spirit: “There must be someone better than this bunch of incompetent knobheads. What? Oh it’s us.”

Genius!

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Hospital life …….

I’ve now been in hospital for precisely one week the difficulty I’m finding is the intense boredom (That aside from excruciatingly painful tests…..)

I’ve Just spent 35 minutes deleting stuff from the storage on my iPhone and I’m reminded of Bill Bryson who once said “I wouldn’t say Finland was boring but I spent one entire evening in my hotel room rearranging the contents of my wallet … ‘

Ditto

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Zuiderlucht

This edition.

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Hurkle-durkling, anyone?

hurkle-durkling, from 18th-century Scottish slang, means lying in bed, or lounging about, long after it’s time to get moving.