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Reasons to be Cheerful........not

Discussion in 'Personal' started by peakster, Aug 12, 2020.

  1. peakster

    peakster Star commenter

    Deepest recession ever

    Still too many cases of the virus in the UK coupled to a failed testing and tracing system and too many unnecessary deaths

    Mass unemployment to come

    A botched Brexit in prospect to add to our economic woes

    A weak and corrupt government who don't know how to govern - only to pass the blame

    Worst PM ever

    School opening issues

    Can't go to football

    Have I missed anything ?
     
  2. Dunteachin

    Dunteachin Star commenter

    Nights are drawing in.
     
  3. Dunteachin

    Dunteachin Star commenter

    Soon be Christmas.
     
  4. peakster

    peakster Star commenter

    Can't wait.....
     
  5. Morninglover

    Morninglover Star commenter


    Can't go to Cricket (a sport where the average attendance of a county championship game is the epitome of social distancing).

    No live theatre.

    No live music gigs.
     
  6. peakster

    peakster Star commenter

    I really miss that - I was really looking forward to seeing Seasick Steve at the Cambridge folk festival.
     
    hplovegame48 and Morninglover like this.
  7. peakster

    peakster Star commenter

    Still - I'm sure the deputy PM (or whatever he is) will enjoy his well earned holiday.

    It's not as if there isn't anything to think about is it.
     
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  8. circuskevin

    circuskevin Established commenter

    Are you doing anything to improve the world yourself?

    ... Nope ...

    I shall add that ... :)
     
  9. peakster

    peakster Star commenter

    Like what ?
     
  10. Sally006

    Sally006 Lead commenter

    Everything you say is true Peakster but it’s depressed me even more over my morning coffee. I was just trying to take in the slightly cooler air in the garden (post dramatic thunderstorms last night) in preparation for the taking my 91 year old dad into Hospital for his cataract op. Oh god it’s so bleak.
     
  11. peakster

    peakster Star commenter

    I don't think I've ever felt so hopelessly pessimistic about the way things are going in this country.

    ....and I don't see an easy way out either.
     
  12. sbkrobson

    sbkrobson Star commenter

    Cycling is on the up.
     
  13. peakster

    peakster Star commenter

    Tell me about it - I cycle every day now.

    ....and they did catch the Emu in Doncaster.
     
  14. sbkrobson

    sbkrobson Star commenter

    They say it escaped from Hull...

    Although others may have had a hand in it.
     
  15. peakster

    peakster Star commenter

    How did it get from Hull to Doncaster ? - that's a long walk down the M18

    Still - who can blame any creature for wanting to escape from Hull.
     
  16. red_observer

    red_observer Star commenter

    Rugby not starting at grass roots

    having to book to go to a pub and not seeing my mates in months
     
  17. peakster

    peakster Star commenter

    Having to book for virtually everything.
     
  18. smoothnewt

    smoothnewt Star commenter

    I see that the Regents Park Open Air Theatre is opening with Jesus Christ Superstar: The Concert, the day after tomorrow (just in time for the torrential rain, no doubt!).
     
  19. WB

    WB Star commenter

    Relentless negativity from some posters on this forum is another thing to add to the list.
     
  20. Morninglover

    Morninglover Star commenter


    Yes, there have been a few open air gigs around here as well but the hassle (bring your own chairs & food/drinks etc) and dodgy toilet facilities have put us off thus far. And then there is the likely weather....
     

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