Life in Laytonia 7

Life in Laytonia 7

As I stare at my blank computer screen, I can’t help thinking that it’s been a funny old week.  Lockdown is easing by the minute.  I’m beginning to wonder if the heat has gone to the Government’s head; street parties, crowded beaches, raves – albeit...
Life in Laytonia 7

Life in Laytonia 6

I remember, years ago, seeing a television commercial for a national newspaper. A tough-looking stereotype, a skinhead, is hanging around a street corner.  He looks threatening. In the film, the man starts running.  Is he running away from somebody? Possibly...
Life in Laytonia 7

Life in Laytonia 5

I hate to be churlish, but whenever I receive an electronic greetings card, my heart sinks. These e-cards ping up on your computer with amazing regularity. On your birthday, at Easter, Christmas, on New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day.  Some thoughtful friends even...
Life in Laytonia 7

Life in Laytonia 4

Let’s take a short walk down Memory Lane… A gentle stroll to 8.30pm on the 23rd March when Boris Johnson officially announced that the country was going into lockdown.  I did say a short walk.  Though for many, this gentle stroll, almost 11 weeks back in...