Posts tagged with ‘Germany’

Disappearing Bees? Re-appearing Karma

March 30, 2012

Neonicotinoid pesticides and Colony Collapse Disorder   The Register reports on what seems to be a pretty good study from some guys at Stirling and Lancaster Universities in the UK.  The “boffin-years” worked (as The Register puts it) by them and another French team now have very good proof that it’s a group of pesticides, […]

From Google Treasure Chest to Sun Tan Scam in Nevis on the BBC?

August 1, 2011

From Google Treasure Chest to Ubertan Sun Tan Scam in Nevis on the BBC? A.  yes it’s true! An article on the BBC website today highlighted the dangers of a tanning products called Ubertan.  On reading it, and following up with a simple Google search, the way it is portrayed in forums immediately set off […]

Send in the Army

November 23, 2009

No Problem The towns of Workington and Cockermouth are now effectively isolated because all the bridges are down, washed away in the floods. However, they are ONLY bridges, and bridges can be made and rebuilt.  The problem is the lack of communications for the towns and surrounding villages, which affects everything, not least the provision […]

What is the Point of Fine Words?

November 15, 2009

Obama President Obama was elected under the banner of change. Change for the overall health of his nation Change in economics and finance Change of a re-assertion of the higher ideals of his nation expressed in the US Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Rights. In this last, he even promised this change in his […]

Auschwitz Architectural Plans Put On Display In Berlin

October 30, 2009

In a weird co-incidence that I missed at the time, I’ve just found that the plans for the Auschwitz death camp were put on  display during my Austrian visit earlier this year.   This visit very soon prompted my outburst on the pontificating nutty bishop, Richard Williamson (see The Face of Evil from 20 Feb […]