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The hyper-woke generation has grown up. But they aren’t like other grown-ups
The rich are in their country cottages tweeting about social distancing and playing videos of cats playing violins
Odd is Scandinavian in origin, Viking if you like
First the government makes you wear a mask to go to the supermarket. Next they’ll be after your guns
Surely there should be some spaces in life untouched by political concerns?
While our guests laid into Boris and Dominic Cummings, the birthday boy and I played with matches
Walking in the parks and squares, the scent of flowers was amplified by the clear air
I, too, think the 5G theory is silly, but that’s not a good reason to censor it
When lockdown is over, I don’t suppose I’ll have the courage to resist returning to my old hectic run-around
There were no hymns, no eulogy. Time enough for that when the plague has passed
Animals are more human than we’d like to admit
Whatever the context, let’s not let the worst besmirch the best
Why send in the troops when you can send in the clowns?
The crisis in lockdown learning
Thanks to tenured radicals, we are witnessing the retribalization of the world
Where were you when David Guetta cured racism?
On shape-note singing and my friend Stephen
What should Christians think about the pandemic?
If some of the population have a degree of resistance thanks to previous infection with other coronaviruses then the numbers change
Fact-checking widespread information on social media should be the job of journalists — but journalists have lost interest in facts
If there’s a televised match on somewhere in the world, the communist bar will be showing it on the big screen with the volume turned up
After my father died I instructed the household always to refer to me as the GP, which stood for ‘great provider’
Caroline has already declared that she prefers sharing a bed with the dog to sharing with me