Omicron Update #1

The above Tweet is by Professor Devi Lalita Sridhar FRSE who is both professor and chair of global public health at the University of Edinburgh. Not some random hoaxer or conspiracy theorist on the […]

The British Empire and Ceylon

The British Empire was based on trade, not plunder, unlike many other empires. We arrived at places that had not invented the wheel and we left them with universities, hospitals […]

How Covid Got Science a Bad Name

Science (from Latin scientia ‘knowledge’) is a systematic enterprise that builds and organizes knowledge in the form of testable explanations and predictions about the world. We owe the modern world and our quality of life to science. It has sorted out truth from […]

How Bad is Omicron Covid-19?

On 26 November the WHO decided to call the B.1.1.529 variant of Covid-19 Omicron, the 15th letter of the Greek alphabet. Which we know as O. They also decided that […]

Is Planet Earth Cooling?

It looks like we are headed into a Grand Solar minimum, a cyclical event of greatly reduces sunspot activity. We had one between 1645 and 1710, called the Maunder Minimum, […]

Britain is Being Invaded

Every day hordes of illegal economic migrants arrive in Britain. Usually on RNLI lifeboats, a taxi service paid for by people who thought that they were rescuing sailors in distress. […]

Sir David Amess. Funeral Today

Sir David Amess was murdered by being repeatedly stabbed on 15 October. At the time he was holding a constituency surgery. Doing his best to help and to care for […]