I've also been testing new technologies to make my writing life easier but somehow I never got re-started.
A lot has happened in the world in the time I have been away and if I had been writing, it would probably have included the following earth shattering events:
Tunisians demonstrate and get rid of ‘tyrant’
Egyptians demonstrate for even longer and – eventually – get rid of ‘tyrant’
Other Arab countries start queueing to demonstrate and get rid of ‘tyrants’
Daily Mail tries to create hysteria over Muslim takeover of UK and the world
Liberal coalition ministers have been noticeably less ‘visible’ in the media
VAT increases to 20 percent
Fuel prices rocket, yet again, as crude oil prices rise, 1p tax goes on a litre of fuel and VAT is added to that
Jobless total rises
Coalition still using the old “left with a huge deficit” excuse
More troops lose their lives in Afghanistan
Still no-one is brave enough to ask the question: “how much is this bloody war costing?”
Ministers abstain over vote on EU Court ruling that prisoners should get the vote
Cameron still confuses everyone with Big Society
Coalition announce their intention to modernise (a.k.a privatise) the NHS
Multi-million pound Nimrod air defence aircraft get broken up for scrap to save a few bob.
Coalition announce plans to sell our forests (it’s the only thing left to sell)
Katie Price announces split from her cage fighting husband after almost a year.
Meanwhile, Peter Andre (Katie’s previous ex-husband) seriously dates Elen Rives (footballer Frank Lampard’s ex-wife)
Katie Price is spotted (mainly in the Daily Mail) partying – lots!
The world’s 2nd most boring couple Katy Perry and Russell Brand allegedly seek counselling after he tweeted a pic of her without makeup
Elton John and his partner have a baby.
More UK Politics:
Labour’s Shadow Chancellor resigns after his police protection officer is, allegedly, overly 'protective' of said Shadow Chancellor's wife.
It is revealed that over 50% of Conservative party funding comes from City finance (highest in 5 years)
Coalition go on using the “inherited with a huge deficit” excuse
Our student protesters are no longer 'revolting' – for now at least
Bankers resume paying themselves excessive bonuses
Wikileaks extradition hearing suspended, once more, after the revelation Julian Assange allegedly applied for a ‘missionary position’ in Sweden.
After ‘outrage’ from the Big Society (that’s you and me – I think!) The PM announces a government U-turn on selling the forests (maybe he has turned over a new leaf?)
More Showbiz Stuff:
Daily Mail ‘reports’ on actress Emma Watson’s ‘wardrobe malfunction’ as an excuse to publish a paparazzi shot of her nipple
Prince Philip reaches 90 (years old….not number of gaffes!)
Top Gear presenters offend all Mexicans – apparently!
England Rugby team are playing well this year
Big Fat Gypsies hold weddings in our living rooms
Actress and celebrity Kelly Brook poses full frontal wearing nothing but lipstick – all over!
Coronation Street gets more depressing
Emmerdale gets more depressing
Eastenders ……well it was always…… depressing!
Oh and did I mention….?? Kelly Brook posed full frontal wearing nothing but lipstick – all over?
Apparently, her mum said ‘they’ (I presume she was referring to the pictures) have the ‘Wow Factor’!!
Well, you should never argue with a Mum!!