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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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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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Useless Doctors

I spoke to Nisakiman last night. He got his biopsy results last week. And the prognosis was delivered to him by a harridan doctor who told him that he had “not years” to live, but only months. And of course … Continue reading

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Why Believe Anyone?

Nik Nak (roobeedoo’s delightful name for Nisakiman) got out of hospital yesterday. I spoke to him at his daughter’s home. The way he described it, it was like he’d been released from prison. It had been driving him mad, being … Continue reading

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Crying Wolf Too Long

Via Roobeedoo a few days back: According to a World Health Organization doctor, a global pandemic is imminent, and no one will be prepared for it when it hits. Dr. Tedros Adhanom, director-general for WHO, has said that the next outbreak … Continue reading

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Refusing Surgery is Cruel and Discriminatory

Mail: NHS hospitals that refuse surgery to smokers and obese patients are slammed for ‘draconian and discriminatory’ policies Hospitals that refuse surgery to smokers are ‘draconian and discriminatory’ Doctors warned last night the NHS shouldn’t refuse surgery to the obese … Continue reading

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