2020 – 99 – CORONAVIRUS

Coroavirus: still… ?!

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Day 276…

I couldn’t pass the 9 month mark of our lockdown without a quick update.

The wildfire outbreak (see 2020 – 95) was eventually brought under control; although, there has been one isolated case on our wing, since. Restrictions relaxed and returned to pre- outbreak levels – back …

2020 – 98 – DONOR

Donor: a bridge too far:

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Day 241…

I’ve come to the conclusion that this is a battle that I won’t win; if I do, it will take years. Plus, if I have lupus, I might need both of my kidneys – it can affect your organs. Hopefully, the opt-out scheme will …

2020 – 97 – MEDICAL

Medical: the unknown becomes known?

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Day 240…

Unknown condition (see virtually every medical related blog): At the start of October I suffered a re-occurence of the stomach pain I had over 2012-14 – which ended in me having an upper GI endoscopy (nothing found). Thereafter, I had 3 weeks of near …

2020 – 96 – MEDICAL

Medical:… the uknown remains unknown?

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Day 240…

I’m rolling all of my medical issues into one blog thread. There’s a reason for this which will become apparent Here’s a quick update on all…

Vitamin D (see 2020 -28): finally! After a tsunami of cases and 1 death, prisoners can now get this …

2020 – 94 – POLITICS

Politics: Trump’s cure-all patented tonic!

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Day 229…

Finally, we are close to the removal of Donald Trump and the white noise of his hateful speeches and tweets.

As I was watching him attempting to sell his ‘the Trump administration has been the most successful of all time,’ I thought: “This guy is …

2020 – 92 – CRIME DOCUMENTARIES

Crime Documentaries:… flaming torches and pitchforks!

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Day 227…

I had a recent comment left on the site from Emma. She’d heard about my case from a crime ‘documentary’ – which brought her here. Firstly, thanks for the positive comment, Emma. It is genuinely much appreciated.

Sometimes, when someone leaves a comment they …

2020 – 91 – INSIDE TIME

Inside Time: a clockwork orange?

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Day 206…

Laptops in cells? Not quite yet but the Prison Service have asked the Treasury for funding. Of course, they won’t of much value to most prisoners as they’ll only be used for submitting applications, canteen orders, checking their prisoner accounts; it will also give …

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