Autumn is here!

I have dragged the leather back out of the wardrobe. This next few days (ironically when I’m booked to go to Alton Towers) the temperature is set to drop into single digits.

At least I am going to Alton Towers though. It did look sketchy earlier this week with increased lockdowns. Now let’s pray they don’t lock down South Yorkshire tonight.

I have a possibly controversial view on masks though, especially having worked through this and always worn one at work.

My thoughts are that there should be nobody exempt from wearing a mask. Nobody. If you can’t wear a mask during a life threatening pandemic then sorry but you shouldn’t be going out in a virus infested atmosphere. You’re putting yourself at risk and you’re risking everyone else’s health.

My opinion is mostly reinforced by the ease with which you can buy an exemption card. Every Tom, Dick and Harry who doesn’t want to wear a mask just goes on amazon and buys an “I’m exempt from wearing a mask”, even if they’re not. It’s actual disgusting. It’s scummy behavior. But I expect nothing more from 80% of people as the human race really has gone to shit.

Hence it should be a blanket policy. Everyone.

2 thoughts on “Autumn is here!

  1. Beardy Mike says:

    I couldn’t agree more on the mask wearing, exemptions are just a way of people being not bothered to wear masks. I have asthma and could in theory be exempt, however I prefer to wear one, especially as I am technically more at risk.

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    • I’m also asthmatic, but I’m also scientifically educated and I understand how droplet dispersal is key to Coronavirus strains spreading. Any risk assessment would tell you the risk of COVID-19 far outweighs all other risks and you should always follow ERIC PD risk assessment. You can’t ELIMINATE, but you can REDUCE.

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