Tag Archives: oddity

Night of the Mini-Tornadoes

I kept being woken last night by sudden blasts of wind against my window. I’d doze for about 15 minutes and then get woken by another sudden blast slamming against the window. The very powerful blasts of wind would only … Continue reading

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WordPress Ads

Hat tip to Joe L for calling my attention to ads appearing in my blog. I use an adblocker, and so haven’t been seeing them. But using my incognito browser setting, in which the adblocker doesn’t seem to work, I … Continue reading

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Flat Earth Versus Spherical Earth

In the Smoky Drinky Bar on Saturday night, Gráinne was arguing in favour of a Flat Earth with Brigitte and myself (conversations like these only ever happen in the Smoky Drinky Bar). Never having had to argue against a Flat … Continue reading

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A Journey into Forgotten History

Noting that Sir Walter Raleigh had first introduced tobacco to Britain, and had been born in Devon, I went searching on Google maps this morning for his birthplace, and found that it was only a mile or so from the … Continue reading

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The Failed JFK Assassination

It’s been barely a month since the Las Vegas massacre took place, and nobody seems to have a clue what happened. The investigation rapidly descended into a farce, as the timeline of what happened when started changing. Last I heard, … Continue reading

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A Surprise Air Display

Entirely by accident, I watched an air display yesterday – much like entirely by accident I went to a concert by Jason and the Astronauts a week or three back. It was sunny in Herefordshire yesterday, and the wind was … Continue reading

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On The Beach

I seem to have an obsession with sand, because it appears that I write about it quite regularly. Like here (dangerous sandcastles on beaches) and here (killer crystalline silica dust on beaches). Just a couple of days ago I was … Continue reading

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