Are white liberals the same as Muslim extremists?


If like me you think people are defined by their actions rather than their words, then the answer to that question is a definite yes. They both have that same reflexive and violent intolerance to anyone who doesn’t share their fanatical beliefs. The parallels are compelling. On any issue, there is only one correct position … Continue reading

Another Brexit aftershock


Last week the UK held local elections for most of its counties as well as a few mayoral ones. If you’re not particularly up on the UK political scene, there are two main parties, the Conservative and Labour parties broadly representing respectively the right and the left of politics. The conservatives are currently the government  … Continue reading

Thank you Hollywood, don’t call me, I’ll let you know


When it comes to anything to do with the moon, the planets, the sun, astronomy, cosmology, astrophysics and most especially anything to do with space exploration, I’m a complete slag. On the discovery that ice deposits had been found inside the forever shadowed edges of polar craters on Mercury, my knees went all weak, and … Continue reading