MONDAY 1 Here follows a short pompous essay... When news that the actor Johnny Briggs had died, age 85, I penned a short piece of verse to commemorate his departure and worked it up into a scrapbook illustration. In the process I stumbled on a word thing I have grandly titled the half alliteration. Or … Continue reading Diary: March 2021. Uncut
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TUESDAY 1 In a dream I got the chance to ask Joanne if anyone had ever called her J K Galbraith. 📌 From HuffPost... From Tuesday, rough sleeping will become grounds for refusal or cancellation of permission to be in the UK.Huffpost 📌 It looks like the main opposition to the sitting government is not … Continue reading Diary: December 2020. Uncut
TUESDAY 1 There was a minister on the radio saying that from today workers will be ushered gently back to their workplaces. Then someone else came on saying they should be forced back because people working from home have "become lazy". # Just found an illustration I did at the weekend after reading a political … Continue reading Diary: September 2020. Uncut
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Includes: Gothic horror, a slip-up with the Nuclear Trigger, and a drunken duck staggering in the City Wednesday 1 July 2020, London At a Headway group Zoom I think I noticed for the first time how deeply professionalised the public engagement function has become. This is largely thanks to Catalan Cristina, who has grown into … Continue reading Diary: July 2020. Uncut
This month includes... Black Lives Matter, Marcus Rasford saves free school dinners and Liverpool finally get their hands on the championship