Monthly Archives: April 2018

Trying To Light A Cigarette

Ever since that infamous day – 1 July 2007 – I’ve been trying to start a fire, one that would travel all the way round the world, and burn down Tobacco Control. But doing something like that is like trying … Continue reading

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Kindred Spirits

Well, there we all are. From left to right, Twentyrothmans, Frank, Nisakiman, Bucko, in the White Hart in Ashton Keynes. We were perhaps one of the most unlikely band of brothers to ever be thrown together. I’d hoped it would … Continue reading

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Strange Meeting

Tomorrow’s going to be a big day. It’ll be a bit like Stony Stratford, when smokers ( and maybe one or two non-smokers) travelled across England to protest against a proposed street smoking ban. For tomorrow a bunch of smokers … Continue reading

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This Is Where I Came In

Oh dear. Google’s Gmail has been largely neglected in recent years. The company has kept the email service’s look and style changes to a bare minimum, sticking with a design that has worked well but not thrilled. But now, Google … Continue reading

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Mathematical Madness

I’m beginning to wonder whether many of our disputes are fundamentally mathematical in nature. After all, the war on smoking seems to rest on mathematical – specifically statistical – proofs that Smoking Causes Lung Cancer. And global warming alarmism rests … Continue reading

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Irish Smoking Ban To Be Extended Outdoors

Hat tip to Smoking Lamp for this: Smoking ban to be extended to outdoor areas where food served Fine Gael Senators have called on the Minister for Health to change legislation The Government is to extend the ban on smoking … Continue reading

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When Suspicion Becomes Conviction

I’m currently working on a new theory of ice ages. I’m building a computer heat flow simulation model to demonstrate it. It’s one in which the main player isn’t the Sun or the atmosphere, but the Earth beneath the atmosphere: … Continue reading

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