Journal

A jab in the arm.

As I am now working in a COVID vaccination clinic, my mind has been drifting to the pointy end of things of late. Today it suddely dawned on me: We are currently managing the Delta strain of COVID.The vaccine is given into the deltoid muscle of the upper arm. The deltoid muscle is named after […]

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Journal

Jabby McJabnurse

Twas about this time last year that I came out of retirement to help out at our local COVID-19 testing clinic. I ended up working there for a total of 3 months. By that time, Australian COVID-19 numbers were tapering off and business at the clinic was slow. I figured that was my curtain call […]

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poetry

Lockdown.

Sick of the rain Juno pulls clouds from his toys. The one thing worse than being in lockdown is being in lockdown on a rainy day.My dog is not impressed that his daily amble to check his pee-mails and chase magpies has been cancelled.He is even less impressed that our attention has been 99.9% diverted […]

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Journal

Conflict and COVID

Peter Limberg (a philosopher) writing over at The Stoa takes a soak in the conflicting narratives in the COVID vaccination debates.  Soaking in this bubbling hot-tub of misinformation, disinformation, propaganda, cognitive biases and general all-caps yelling (both virtual and physical), Peter attempts to find some root commonality or synthesis from which progress might be made. He refers […]

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