Britain in lockdown 2020 – a 22 day diary

Britain in Lockdown 2020 – A 22 Day Diary

During the first national lockdown of 2020 I posted 22 consecutive posts entitled Britain in Lockdown. Each was a short summary of the updates in the news, the UK government directives, and my feelings about events. To make it easier to read them I’ve amalgamated them into this single post. Note: That was then and…

Covid and climate change

Covid and Climate Change

What are the similarities between the response to Covid and climate change? They’re not hard to spot and you’ve probably already already thought of some. The pandemic is waning and its place in the news is being replaced by climate change, but as we’ve seen there are some striking similarities in the government and the…

Ufos and crop circles are calls to consciousness

UFOs and Crop Circles are Calls to Consciousness

In this post I’m going to explain why I think UFOs and crop circles are our wake-up calls to consciousness. From the outset this idea is constrained within limits that include my ability to understand and explain these concepts, and the limits imposed by the translation of my explanation through language into an idea that…

What have aliens come to teach us?

What have aliens come to teach us?

People have been sniggering at anyone interested in the UFO phenomena for years and I can understand why.  “What have aliens come to teach us?“, the ask in a cynical tones. The subject does indeed attract deluded fantasists, charlatans, and mischievous hoaxers but at its core are the dedicated researchers who have the education, persistence,…

What are the risks of 5g for health and the environment?

What are the risks of 5G for health and the environment?

In this post I talk about 5G, the benefits of this technology, the alleged health risks, and some of the conspiracy theories. I’m a network engineer and I’ve worked in the IT industry since the early 1990s. So I know a little bit about configuring, maintaining, and troubleshooting networks and keeping them secure, but I’m…

The world after the corona virus pandemic

The World After The Corona Virus Pandemic

Origins of the virus:  While there are an abundance of conspiracy theories that suggest, we could have predicted a global pandemic such as Covid-19. There is also scientific evidence for such a view.  With a paper published in 2007 that described the combination of consumption of horseshoe bats in Southern China, and the presence of…

Immigration & xenophobia

Immigration & Xenophobia

Brexit is now imminent yet despite all the debate and argument over the past few years those who voted to leave are still accused of being, in the main, xenophobic Little Englanders who have doomed our country to decades in the economic wilderness. So here is a post with a few thoughts about the whole…

Missing and murdered indigenous women and girls

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

This post is an appeal on behalf of all the missing American Indians, particularly the women. Before I explain in more detail, let’s have a brief summary of why the plight of American Indians, or Native Americans if you prefer, deserves special attention. In Europe, it’s often said that Jews are the canaries in the…

Notre dame donors & poverty consciousness

Notre Dame Donors & Poverty Consciousness

Every year, wealthy philanthropists donate billions to charities, including environmental and agricultural charities. The Forbes list of 50 top US donors will tell you who some of them are and who received the money. Take a look at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the people who benefit from their donations for just one…

Are you a climate change devotee or denier?
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Are you a climate change devotee or denier?

Extinction Rebellion are protesting in London and bringing our capital city to a standstill. They feel justified in doing so due to the urgency of the situation. Do you endorse their point of view or do you see them as alarmist and unscientific? According to Wikipedia, “Extinction Rebellion (abbreviated as XR) is a socio-political movement…