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2020-92-crime documentaries

2020 – 92 – crime documentaries Crime Documentaries:… flaming torches and pitchforks! Hello friend, 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
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2020-91-Inside time

L2020 – 91 – inside time Inside Time: a clockwork orange? Hello friend, 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;
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2020-90-inside time

2020 – 90 – inside time Inside time: a clockwork lemon Hello friend, Day 206… Some interesting articles in the October issue of Inside Time: Yet another Government White Paper trotting out the same old rubbish – “TOUGHER JUSTICE”, they scream! Whole life terms for 18-21 year-olds, maximum sentences increased – could you get any
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2020-89-transfer

2020 – 89 – transfer Transfer: suspended in limbo… Hello friend, Day 202… Well, here’s the news – lots of spaces on paper (see 2020 – 71) but the reality is somewhat different. I was informed (FOI request) that the spaces available are in double occupancy cells occupied by prisoners who have been risk assesssed
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2020-87-Coronavirus..still?

Coronavirus: still…? Hello friend, Day 185… Who’d have thought that 6 months after lockdown started we’d still be in the same position. This may sound naive but surely if everyone self-isolated for 14 days that’d be it – virus extinguished! Okay, you have certain keyworkers – but they could be isolated at or near their
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2020-86-heart

2020 – 86 – heart Heart: ‘stress test’ Funny? Hello friend, Day 179… Nothing progresses for months on end (see blog 2020 -70) and then… boom! Well, more like creak, groan tham ‘boom.’ I had a teleconference with a GP I no forewarning of this so I wasn’t prepared. It was confusing. My prison GP
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2020-85-TV

2020 – 85 – TV tv:…eye! Hello friend, Day 148… On a vote, we had another channel change around. There’s more to watch (for me) but we’ve lost More 4 – I’m missing my daily ‘Escape To The Chateau’ and ‘Grand Design’ fix. At least there’s been the re-runs of ‘River Cottage’. I particularly liked
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2020-84-orders

2020 – 84 – orders Orders: last… ? Hello friend, Day 175… Backk here again (see blog 2020 – 75). My lst orders’ failures include ordering 7 items and only receiving 1 – still got charged £1 for ‘admin.’ The worst was this: I made 2 orders – one from ‘Specialist’ for a pack of
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