The day began brightly, the clouds were red tinged and the sky was blue. This meant the temperature must be about freezing, and it was. Having wiped the condensation from the windows, stuffed aged 'hot cross buns' down my throat for breakfast, I switched on the heater and wrapped up.
This was a day where the light tempted me out and the cold tempted me back in.
I remained in.
I worked through another chapter of the book of Amos and wondered how nicely this book fits in with the government of the day. Both Westminster and Holyrood, and indeed Wales, have corruption at the centre these days. Being in power is on one hand an opportunity to do good, it is also something people do not like to let go off. The Westminster power does not appear to have the intellect or political savvy to hold their position, not heled by Boris and Liz obviously. Nicola has some talent, she ought to be PM not FM, but her weird obsessions may bring her down. Her gender failure may be too far from Indy for many.
Next I spent a few minutes pretending to exercise, I will feel the aches in the morning. And followed this up by dusting! The stour flew all around, thick clouds filled the house, lost items were recovered, much more exercise was involved, and after this was over I considered hoovering to finish off. However, instead I made lunch and spent the rest of the day seeking out live pictures from various parts of the world. I had to, the effort had worn me out. I realised the bug that hindered my earlier this year was still hanging around. An underlying weight hindering life. This has hit the UK hard this year, and while I am quite used to suffering this was for months on end it has come as a shock to all those who used to call me lazy.
I give them no sympathy.
So, I sit smugly here, happy with what has been done, planning tomorrows day, and seeking a decent football game to finish of the day. As I wait I watch the Blue Tits flitting through the trees, I note the happy attitude that comes with the shorter nights and brighter mornings, and an expectation of Spring soon calling us from afar. This keeps the news of the Chancellor, multi-millionaire he, who is going to increase our energy prices come April once again. The Conservatives, the party that cares...
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