Corona Chronicles September 2021

Octogenarian Hard to believe…but I’ve turned 80….Yeah! On Monday, Steve B arranged to have coffee with me at the New Vic…nothing unusual about that. However, when Steve met me outside […]

Corona Chronicles – June 2021

We are currently experiencing a surge of new COVID case with the latest Delta variant that was first detected in India. This variant is twice as contagious as the original […]

Looking Back over 2020

Despite 2020 being one of the most challenging years for quite some time…from a personal perspective, there is much of which I can rightly be proud. The year began brilliantly […]

Corona Chronicles November

Well here we are in mid November in our second lockdown. Dominic Cummings has left Downing Street for good…Brexit is still not sorted…Des O’Connor has died…and an Islington baptism service […]

Corona Chronicles September 2020

It is hard to believe that next week will be my 79th birthday. What a year it has been. It began well with my first trip to Cuba, a month-long […]

Corona Chronicles July 2020

Predications that the pandemic would be under control by July have turned out to be nothing more than an impossible dream. However, with the easing of lockdown more social activities […]

Corona Chronicles

June 2020   Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Above iIllustration reveals the ultrastructural morphology exhibited by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) when viewed with electron microscopically. Centers for Disease […]

Cuba 2020

Having explored New Zealand, Australia and Far Eastern countries…I thought it was about time I took a look at some Latin American countries. My first choice was Ecuador so that […]

December 2019

Where did the year go? In January, I paid my first visit to Kangaroo Island and Cambodia…now attempting to navigate through the layers of bureaucracy that guard Carribean Cuba for […]