Monthly Archives: April 2019

Stuck

Something Piers Corbyn said, that I mentioned yesterday: ‘How come there haven’t been any basic new ideas in physics since Einstein?’ He said he thought that academia had become corrupted. And people just carried on thinking in the same way, … Continue reading

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Jeremy Corbyn thinks there’s a “Climate Emergency.” Brother Piers does not.

Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the Labour party, seems to think there’s a “climate emergency“. Corbyn launches bid to declare a national climate emergency I wondered whether his brother, Piers Corbyn, who does long term weather forecasting, also thought there was … Continue reading

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United Smokers

Today’s the anniversary of a day that four of us smokers met up together. We’d all met up already in the Smoky Drinky Bar. This time was the first time that we’d actually met up in person, face to face, … Continue reading

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So Smoking Doesn’t Cause Lung Cancer

Daily Mail:: 6,000 Brits who have never smoked die of lung cancer annually, with rates rising Scientists say non-smokers will overtake smokers among sufferers in a decade Clearly it’s not just smoking that causes lung cancer, if more and more … Continue reading

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Like-Minded People

Whatever happened to the sinister, well-funded organisation known as Common Purpose? Common Purpose is a British-founded charity that runs leadership development programmes around the world. Common Purpose UK is a subsidiary of Common Purpose. “We develop leaders who can cross … Continue reading

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Little Bullying Bastards

I regard Tobacco Control as being an army of bullies. And it’s part of an even larger army of bullies known as Public Health. And they spend their lives bullying other people, telling other people how to think and what … Continue reading

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Yusuke Takakura

Hat tip to Walt for this: TOKYO: A Japanese university has stopped hiring professors and teachers who light up, officials said on Tuesday (Apr 23), as the nation steps up an anti-smoking campaign ahead of the 2020 Olympics. Nagasaki University spokesman … Continue reading

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