Monthly Archives: May 2013

THE MOSQUE KITCHEN


 The Mosque Kitchen, Potterow, Edinburgh When I took my eldest daughter, Victoria, to visit the University of Edinburgh prior to her applying to study there, we had an excellent lunchtime curry in the Mosque kitchen at Potterow. If the men (Muslims) serving from behind the counter thought that the person in the line couldn’t afford […]

HOUSES CREATE MORE HUMAN HAPPINESS THAN FIELDS


… or so we are told today by Mr Nick Boles, Planning Minister (see link below). I live in the Highlands of Scotland: relatively low population density. Recently I found myself spending a couple of weeks living on the eastern outskirts of Bristol; I went down to arrange my father’s funeral. My experiences in the […]

FAREWELL FATHER


I’ve been out of action this past 2 weeks.  My dear father died on 11 May at the age of 84 years.  He fell at home, was taken in to hospital in Weston-super-Mare, contracted pneumonia and died peacefully as a result.  The NHS staff were truly superb.  My dad lived in Clevedon, near Bristol.  I […]

WHO IS ‘NUMBER ONE’ IN THE MODERN-DAY PANTHEON OF IDIOTS?


To discover who is Number One in the modern-day pantheon of idiots running countries around the world, watch this …  

NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT

“We do not believe any group of men adequate enough or wise enough to operate without scrutiny or without criticism. We know that the only way to avoid error is to detect it, that the only way to detect it is to be free to inquire. We know that in secrecy error undetected will flourish and subvert”. - J Robert Oppenheimer.

Chai et Rasade

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A father's thoughts for his children ... and other stuff

Chauncey Tinker's Blog

Reversing "Western" decline with reason.

The Participator

A father's thoughts for his children ... and other stuff

The Worldview

Explaining our world in simple terms

The Brexit Door

Independent thinking for an Independent Britain

EU Referendum Blog

A father's thoughts for his children ... and other stuff

The Slog.

An incorrigible Cognitive Dissident

Surplus Energy Economics

How the economy REALLY works - Tim Morgan

Guido Fawkes

Parliamentary plots and conspiracy

BarristerBlogger

Matthew Scott's Legal Comment Argument and Discussion. Comment Awards 2015 Best Independent Blog

Our Finite World

Exploring how oil limits affect the economy

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A father's thoughts for his children ... and other stuff

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Do the Math

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