How deadly is the coronavirus? It’s still far from clear.

There is room for different interpretations of the data. Have a read of this article in The Spectator by Dr John Lee, a recently-retired Professor of Pathology and NHS consultant pathologist.

Virus Diary – Went Food Shopping

The streets were deserted as I made my way to the supermarket this morning. I arrived early and got into the queue of shoppers waiting for their turn to enter the store. It took me twenty minutes to do my shopping and sixty minutes to queue up and checkout. Not a great experience, especially when we are trying to follow the social distancing guidelines.



Watching Bloodshot

Astronauts know how to handle isolation: Here are tips from Scott Kelly, Peggy Whitson and more.

An interesting article about how astronauts cope with isolation during long-duration missions to the International Space Station. Plenty of handy tips to help us all cope with being in lockdown.

Westworld – S03

Watching Westworld: Season Three


Watching Onward

At-Risk, Who, Me?

#coronavirus is blazing through our communities. The British government has published a list of people it considers to be “at risk and vulnerable” to the worse effects of the COVID-19 virus. Unfortunately, due to my fatness and having a BMI greater than 40, I fall into this category. I should instigate social distancing for at least 12 weeks. Oh, Shit?!

The Worst Pandemics in History – What Do They Teach Us?

New Letter Published

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Watching Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker