We have updated our Privacy Policy Please take a moment to review it. By continuing to use this site, you agree to the terms of our updated Privacy Policy.

Misc.

Well Damn

So the UK government’s done it.   They’ve passed the Policing Bill, the Nationality Bill and Voter ID.  In a single night they have made it harder to protest, harder to vote, made it easier […]

Read More
Related Categories: Claire North Posts, Misc.

A March-Time Update

I have just had a cheeky semi-nap.   Semi-nap, in as much as I’m physiologically not really capable of actually napping.  Goodness knows I’ve tried, but it just doesn’t really seem to happen.  However, a […]

Read More
Related Categories: Claire North Posts, Misc.

Disrupted Sleep

For her birthday, I went to stay with my Mum for a night.  She was having a few lateral-flow tested friends over for dinner to celebrate, and as she loves to host but can also […]

Read More
Related Categories: Claire North Posts, Misc.

Election Reform and Protests

In the coming few weeks, a couple of huge bills are going through Parliament which will have a significant impact on the democracy of the UK.   The first of these is the Policing Bill.  […]

Read More
Related Categories: Claire North Posts, Misc.

An Anxious Start to 2022

Crack out the banging tunes and warm slippers, for January 2022 is here and it’s… a bit meh?  I mean, way less meh than January 2021, which was a significant stinker of a start to […]

Read More
Related Categories: Claire North Posts, Misc.

A November 2021 Update

It has been a long time since I last wrote an update, so a) here one is and b) here’s why it’s been a while.   1. Work!   There has been a lot of […]

Read More
Related Categories: Claire North Posts, Misc.

Running Up That Hill

I have been training for the 2020 Hackney Half since autumn 2019, and in a few weeks it might actually happen on September 26th 2021.  This means that I have been hitting pavements for two […]

Read More
Related Categories: Claire North Posts, London, Misc.

The Parable Of The Flood

I am not a fan of using religious tropes and stories to communicate vital real-world issues.  But I’m also being regularly reminded that sometimes the way I like to communicate (i.e. at great length and […]

Read More
Related Categories: Claire North Posts, Misc.

An Antidote(ish) to Climate Despair

The U.N. has released it’s latest damning report on the state of climate change in the world, and everyone is sad.  It’s grim, grim reading, and everyone is exhausted.   However.  Exhaustion and sadness are […]

Read More
Related Categories: Claire North Posts, Misc.

Goodness What A Week

Well, it’s been a bit of a time.   I’m writing this blog post from day 2 of self-isolation, after my NHS Covid App pinged me with a warning that I’d had contact with someone […]

Read More
Related Categories: Claire North Posts, Misc.

Abyssal Adventures

This is a thing what I did with people who I love and admire, and it is pure fun.   I mean, it’s DnD, it should just be pure fun.  And it is!  As part […]

Read More
Related Categories: Claire North Posts, Misc., Writing

Getting There Perhaps

Today I got my second jab, and am very full of feelings.   I didn’t talk about the first jab when I got it, because I felt embarrassed that I was being jabbed only a […]

Read More
Related Categories: Claire North Posts, Misc.