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This Week - 08/11/2020

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It's been a strange week - Marianna was back at school, but with firebreak lockdown still in full swing it didn't really feel like half term was over. I had a few online meetings and training sessions, but outside of work mostly did lots of reading, writing, and waiting for the US election results! I was beginning to feel like it was never going to end yesterday but, thankfully, common sense has prevailed. The fact that the Trump campaign did their big press conference from a landscaping company's car park was like his entire presidency summed up - a bit of an embarrassment.

Here's to hoping we can give our own 'physical and emotional clone' the boot some time soon.

Other than that it was a week of housekeeping type stuff. I cancelled our TV licence because, as much as I love BBC4 docs, we just don't watch enough TV to justify the spend. Plus the election coverage really highlighted how toothless the BBC is now; it was always seen as this great home of accountable reporting but, yeah, watching CNN was an eye opener. I also joined YesCymru, and the Fortean Times were having an awesome deal of three issues for £1. 

I've been in quite a Fortean mood lately. This week I read a bunch of stuff on the Mothman and the Rendlesham Forest Incident. The truth is out there and all that.

I've stopped coughing this week which is awesome, but I still feel breathless and tired a lot. The worst thing has been an ongoing phantom smell of cigarette smoke. Sometimes it's so bad I want to be sick. Today though, for the first time, I can smell other stuff alongside it all the time. I read an article that people have had these weird phantom bad smells for up to six weeks after coronavirus, but hopefully this progress means it won't last that long.



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£10 off at The Body Shop using referral code link: https://thebodyshop.mention-me.com/m/ol/vm0yn-jessica-powell



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