It’s an ill wind.


This is a guest post by one of our regular commenters, Graeme No.3 —-<0>— Electricity is available to many people at the touch of a button, so more people live in greater comfort and security than ever before in mankind’s time on earth.  Without electricity life is very basic, and then your life resembles that … Continue reading

The difficult kind.


My woman teaches the difficult young children. She does what’s called special needs and I think she was born to do it. She takes all the ones who’re a bit behind the pack and perhaps will always be, the ones who’re a bit lost, the silly hearts who’re still determined to stay a little bit … Continue reading

A postcard from warmer climes.


As I write this, I’m in the middle of a brief holiday in southern Spain, in Seville to be exact. It is warmth, sunshine, the unlikely smell of Orange trees in the air, Spain at its over easy best and a complete break from the snow and bitter cold us hardy souls in the northern … Continue reading

Optimism, blogging and the big green killing machine.


I’ve been writing this blog for a number of years now. Before that, I used other and much less effective means to resist the rising tide of climate alarmism and its lethal political baggage. Canute would have slapped his thigh and laughed in delight at my ineffectual but earnest efforts. The accent here is on writing … Continue reading