Who Won the Week (9 May 2021)

In response to Fandango’s Who Won the Week post, I have been looking at my own newsfeeds.

In the UK, we had local elections this week. In every nation of the UK, the incumbents did well, which is unusual as elections go. The real effect of the COVID vaccine.

One area which raised an eyebrow was in Scotland, where the Scottish National Party did well. So they won my week. And I wish them well because they are a left wing party, which fits more closely to my own politics, although the fit isn’t exact.

As the name suggests, these people are indeed nationalists. Front and centre of their policies is to withdraw from the UK. To make the UK just the K, I suppose.

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Reblog: Songshine Sunday #4

KK just posted on Songshine Sounds, our new blog site, an Alicia Keys track. From what I heard of her, I like her very much.

She did that “Empire State of Mind” which I always loved. You can’t really associate music with a place, but she did, for me.

The track KK has presented celebrates Mothers Day in the US. So, Happy Mothers Day to you all. Parenting is hard work.

Songshine Sounds

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Whether or not there’s sunshine where you are in the world this Sunday, we hope you’ll enjoy a sunny track, and that it uplifts your spirit.

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Life through the Lens (9 May 2021)

When my eyesight was still good, I was a bit of an amateur photographer. This is one of mine.

image showing a silhouette of a camera

Close to home, here’s another chocolate-box image.


inspired by Fandango’s One Word Challenge (FOWC) of of 9 May 2021, buoyant.

After new rules, the prophet set sail,
But they never predicted the gale,
Such a shame this clairvoyant,
Was not very buoyant,
As they ended up dead as a doornail.

Prompt image for the Fandango One Word Challenge prompt