Covid is still around people! Well after a wait of two-and-a-half years, it finally arrived. The dreaded c-word. No, not that one! Yep, I got Covid. Not the best experience of my life, I admit. Fortunately, I have been triple-jabbed, so the symptoms were extremely mild for me. My age may also have played a… Continue reading Covid still matters and first impressons are good for Graham Potter.
The Premier League: What’s going wrong this time?
Omicron surge puts Premier League in dangerous territory The Premier League seems like it will continue for now. And I don’t think that is the right decision. While the Omicron variant starts to take over from Delta for the general public, cases are starting to rise again for football clubs as well. Over half of… Continue reading The Premier League: What’s going wrong this time?
The Omicron variant is going to take a big toll on us all.
The Omicron variant is likely to start wrecking a big toll on all our lives. Already, face masks in indoor spaces are mandatory and more social restrictions may be introduced soon in an attempt to curb hospital admissions for now. It’s extremely important to remember that we are still in the midst of an epidemic… Continue reading The Omicron variant is going to take a big toll on us all.
It was so bloody good to see family.
It is a sign of the times we live in that a recent family visit up to our new house was an absolute treat. We hadn’t been able to see each other for the last 15 or so months, and had had to miss out on Boxing Day, where we meet up and have a… Continue reading It was so bloody good to see family.
The Champions League final should not be held in Istanbul this year.
These are exceptional times, and plans have to change quickly. Istanbul has held European finals before, very successfully. Liverpool’s incredible comeback in the 2005 final against AC Milan. That was in Istanbul. The stadium is great, even if the pitch is a little far away for my liking. And there is no doubt that a… Continue reading The Champions League final should not be held in Istanbul this year.
Returning to normal.
What does that even mean anyway? I don’t think anything goes back to normal after an event like this pandemic we’ve suffered through for the last 15 months or so. Normal will adapt and change. What’s that saying? “The only thing that is constant is change.” That has been true in my life recently. For… Continue reading Returning to normal.
How much is too much for the Conservatives?
We have yet another example given to us that Boris Johnson clearly does not think that the rules apply to him. Not even those placed on him by a wedding vow. His history of extramarital relationships is already known but we can add another to the list from over the years. Jennifer Acuri has added… Continue reading How much is too much for the Conservatives?
Lockdown and football musings.
If this is truly going to be the last lockdown, we must exit slowly and methodically As the government’s target of vaccinating the top four vulnerable groups in the England was hit, the prospect of easing lockdown restrictions has been raised by many, mainly in Conservative circles. Boris Johnson has gone to great lengths to… Continue reading Lockdown and football musings.
COVID restrictions are to stay for now, and Lampard sacked as Chelsea manager.
For once, Boris Johnson has made the right decision. Boris Johnson confirmed today that England’s schools would remain closed until at least the 8th March, adding that there was not yet enough data to make a decision on taking the country back out of lockdown. This was absolutely the right call. This wave of coronavirus… Continue reading COVID restrictions are to stay for now, and Lampard sacked as Chelsea manager.
A Week in Review: 30th November-6th December
A Scotch egg is not a substantial meal. In fact, to my mind it’s not a meal at all. A scotch egg is a snack. You buy them in the snack chillers in supermarkets. But it is just another indicator of how confusing some of the regulations and restrictions of this tier system on businesses… Continue reading A Week in Review: 30th November-6th December