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Man in the Middle is a ‘Boomer’ sandwiched between the demands of his family and aging Mother, who has moved in with them. Once he dreamt of an early retirement full of self indulgence, now he wonders if he’ll ever again get any ‘Me Time’? Ecce Boomer. Ecce Man in the Middle.

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Covid Porno?

‘Is the ‘Dutch Housewife’ a porn movie?’ asks my son, looking up from his phone. ‘Why would we watch a porn movie while Granny’s still up?’ I reply. ‘Why would we watch a porn movie full stop?’ says my wife, horrified. ‘Dad said: ‘You’d like the ‘Dutch Housewife’?’ It sounds like a porno. Don’t getContinue reading “Covid Porno?”

Day in the Life of a Covid Family

April 3, 2020 00.00-04.00 Son: ‘HouseParty’ chat: is Govt decision re A levels fair? Dad’s view is we’ve ‘got away with murder’ like someone called OJ Simpson. Friendship group agree Boomers like him have lost touch with reality and must be helped through these difficult times, despite their guilt viz climate change. Play ‘Overwatch’ forContinue reading “Day in the Life of a Covid Family”

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