Monthly Archives: February 2018

Plastic-Free

Guardian: Shoppers in the Netherlands will get the chance to visit Europe’s first plastic-free supermarket aisle on Wednesday in what campaigners claim is an turning point in the war on plastic pollution. The store in Amsterdam will open its doors … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | 24 Comments

Organised Snow

UK Met Office: Good morning, a band of more organised snow over parts of Scotland, northern England and Wales will continue south westwards this morning. I supposed what little snow we’ve had in Herefordshire must be disorganised snow, unlike the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | 25 Comments

Proverbs 16:18

I think the medical profession is heading for a fall. And it may be a very precipitous fall. They’re all so arrogant. And the more senior they are, the more arrogant. I first noticed it with Sir Charles George, head … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 16 Comments

Not In Front Of The Children

Posted in a comment by Rose, from the Sunday Times: They smoke, they drink and brain scans suggest that they should be getting dementia but a group of “super-agers” — aged 80 to 100 and found to be mentally sharper … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | 13 Comments

The New Dark-Age Mind

I seem to be coming across quite a few interesting people these days. Jordan Peterson was one. Another one who I only encountered yesterday was Victor Davis Hanson in a YouTube podcast: It was only a short conversation – barely … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 20 Comments

Straying Off The Reservation

I’m off on a bit of an intellectual adventure at the moment. I’m not usually very adventurous. I think the same way as everyone else, about almost everything. But sometimes I stray off the reservation, and wander off on my … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | 14 Comments

Ageing

I spent all evening in the Smoky Drinky Bar last night, slowly drinking most of a bottle of Chardonnay, on what was my 70th birthday. As a result, today I feel like I’m about 80.

Posted in Uncategorized | 12 Comments