Let Operation Booze Cruise begin….

My kids start work today My teacup overfloweth with joy. Both my kids start work today.  I am happy for them because this is a landmark on their journey to adulthood. The rat race needs running and it’s their time to step onto the wheel of capitalism and keep it spinning. I hope they enjoy theirContinue reading “Let Operation Booze Cruise begin….”

Mother may have dementia says the consultant

Mother is back home after ten days in the hospital. She is the centre of a lot of attention and not just from us, her family. She’s on the care list of the NHS integrated community response service team, which includes a nurse, a physiotherapist, an occupational therapist, a social care assistant, a social workerContinue reading “Mother may have dementia says the consultant”

Mother suffered an attack of acute delirium

The first time Mother suffered an attack of acute delirium I thought she was playing up. It happened a month or more ago. She was in the sitting room watching Good Morning Britain on the TV and I was in the kitchen loading a large sausage sandwich into my mouth. I could barely hear herContinue reading “Mother suffered an attack of acute delirium”

Bad Grandma wants a dinner date with Mr Williamson

Dear Mr BoJo   Re: Unleash Britain Fund Appeal I received your charming fund-raising letter ‘Unleash Britain Fund’ (July 2020) and felt an immediate sense of pride. It is not often ordinary mortals, like myself, receive such intimate and important letters from people of your stature. In fact, I was so flattered I asked myContinue reading “Bad Grandma wants a dinner date with Mr Williamson”

Will the exam fiasco trigger a children’s crusade?

Will the exam fiasco will trigger a new children’s crusade? I don’t mean a medieval religious crusade like the one in 1212.  Only a lunatic or Donald Trump would consider an actual religious crusade now. But might it trigger a modern children’s ‘Grade Crusade’ to reclaim the confiscated exam results stored in the vaults ofContinue reading “Will the exam fiasco trigger a children’s crusade?”