… and of course the date when this chaos will end is itself still to be confirmed!


Sometimes they start easily after the winter – sometimes they don’t. An allegory perhaps for the process of restarting a life put on hold for a year by the pandemic …


We watch, we wait, then we hesitate. We wash, we wait, then we fumigate. We stop, we wait, then we isolate. We relax, we wait, then we congregate. We faff, we wait, then we vacillate. We stall, we wait, then we hibernate. We test, we wait, then we inoculate. More rhymes available at musing75.com/rhymes


Not quite true of course – there are still parties happening but they tend to be illegal and even make the news if nothing else too shocking has happened that day.


I thought I knew what this word means – but now I think about it I’m not so sure … More rhymes available at musing75.com/rhymes


Sunshine and showers again today! This cartoon was originally just a commentry on the weather this weekend, but if you want to see it as a metaphor for our current situation as portrayed in the news every day it seems to work. (The full view and others available on https://musing75.com/artwork/views)


The original concept related simply to the vanity of the uniform – but given the way that Covid-19 has decimated the aviation industries I felt a certain moderation was required …


I still don’t understand.  What stops all the nasty particles and droplets in the air from simply whizzing around the sides of the plastic shield when the wearer breathes in and out?  Maybe someone can explain …