I have always said that politics is a team effort, not an individual one. Difficult times are ahead, which will require the Government to be able to deliver clear and credible public health messages. In the interests of us all, I hope this will still be possible. pic.twitter.com/R7hymZE843
This is one of the reasons I grow veg at home. Of course I can't remotely grow enough to be self sufficient, but for the period I do have home grown veg the quality and taste is just miles better. Makes eating healthily so much easier.
The home cooking nice food is a key one in my opinion, doesn't even need to be that complicated, but nice food with good ingredients can be bloody tasty and (relatively) healthy.
I think it is important to allow yourself the occasional blowout though!
Also important burn calories too. I've lost a lot of calorie burning being stuck at home so have been getting out on my bike for a decent trek 2 or 3 times a week. Not just good for physical wellbeing but mental also, I feel 10 times better for doing it each time.
One observation over the last few years is that when the tories have an issue in the party they all pull together and hold the line, everything for the greater good etc. Whereas when Labour have an issue they tend to in fight and fragment, as seen over the last 5 years or so!
Does seem quite significant this morning that a few tory MPs are starting to snipe from the sidelines.
I feel like I was sent out as an opening batsmen to the crease only for me to find, the moment the first balls were bowled, that my bat had been broken before the game by the team captain and his coach.
Even Julia Hartley Brewer is sticking the boot in on twitter today.
Imagine the tories doing something so bad that even JHB wades in, and yet the MPs are all still obediently trotting out the same p1ss weak explanations for why this is acceptable,and trying to claim that it is a politically motivated attack.
And this from Peston. It is utterly inexplicable how Cumming thought this was acceptable behaviour, probably less inexplicable that he assumed he'd get away with it.
It is also worth reading the attached, sent to me by a senior Tory. It is about Cummings’s judgement, and the massive viral load he subjected himself to by sitting in a confined space, a car, with his infected spouse Mary Wakefield for five or six hours on the way to... pic.twitter.com/03lX8fssqg