Thursday afternoon (November 25th, 2021) Omicron Covid variant becomes Variant of Concern. Flights from South Africa suspended (Friday, November 26th, 2021) PM's briefing Saturday afternoon (November 27th, 2021) But... ...not until Tuesday. November 30th. What's happening on Monday? Or this afternoon? (It's Sunday 28th November as I write). It's not as if the whole country … Continue reading the usual sporting response
On June 7th 2021, I posted one of my first skipped gear pieces. As newer followers might expect from what they have read so far, it lacked any gravitas at all and was basically a lightweight parody of the many lists of blogging advice you might see elsewhere on this platform and others. The post … Continue reading edgeways: recap
We are pleased to announce that the era of the damaging over-consumption of custard creams is coming to an end. We pledge that, within thirty years, we will be decreasing the waistline-destroying intake of our favourite calorie-filled sugary biscuit confectionery by one hundred percent. Yes. To zero. None. Zilch. Not a crumb. This is of … Continue reading a pledge
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Some people might call the form a ‘Tanka’. I’ve gone with 57577, partly because once I’ve written this bit, I can just read it back when I’m writing the verse to remind me how I do it.
Some people might call the form a tanka. I've gone with 57577, to save anyone pedantic pointing out that just having the syllables arranged as such isn't enough by itself to make it one.