Monthly Archives: November 2013

WHAT ARE WE SUPPOSED TO DO (INTRO)?


Introduction Despite the worst fears of at least one of my daughters, I am in fact a happy chappy.  You could be forgiven for thinking otherwise if you read most of the posts on this blog, or my contributions to the comments pages of the Daily Telegraph or, indeed, many of the posts on my […]

THE SHREDDING OF THE BRITISH ARMED FORCES


Sign of the times as my Regiment lays up the Standards of 5 of its squadrons (3 having been disbanded), one of which – 48 Squadron RAF Regiment – I commanded from 1992 – 1994 … there are days when I wonder about British government spending priorities as I watch our political class divert £400 […]

ON ‘MARINE A’ AND THE KILLING OF A BATTLEFIELD CASUALTY


It’s a real conundrum living as we do in an age of omnipresent information (in this case an audio-video record of an event that in earlier times would never, ever have been known to anyone other than those directly involved) whilst warfighting remains the same as it has been for a thousand years: hell on […]

ON REMEMBRANCE


My old mucker O’Reilly of the Hip Flask (see my earlier ‘Declaration of Arbroath’ post) contacted me by email this evening; he and I served in the same Regiment, many moons ago.  O’Reilly brought to my attention a post on another blog, that of ‘Wings Over Scotland’ which is hosted by the Reverend Stuart Campbell. […]

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

The Vintage Wine Seller's Blog

Moraymint Chatter

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

Independent Sovereign Democratic Britain

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

Sandy Paterson Mountaineering

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

Do the Math

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The Archdruid Report

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

the.one&only-elspie

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