Author Archives: Stuart Smith

Today is the shortest day of the year. It has been classed as a pre-Christian festival, the Feast of Juul, and was observed mainly in Scandinavia but also in other Germanic cultures. Fires would be lit to symbolise the heat … Continue reading

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The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is due to leave the European Union at 11pm on 29th March 2019. That’s what the law says. So why do those people advocating extending Article 50 or revoking it, not … Continue reading

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Our Rights are Under Threat

The United Kingdom is leaving the European Union but, our rights are under threat. They said “take back control” but the government is using this to strengthen the powers of the state not, you and I. One the UK leaves … Continue reading

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What is all the fuss about?

This is a series of tweets from BBC’s Katya Adler within the last 2 hours today that explain some of the things currently being ignored in the UK. I post without comment. 1) Again and again I’m struck by the … Continue reading

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Global Warming May Have Started Sooner Than You Thought

The following is based on my reading of a specific section of a book that made me think again about global warming. I have paraphrased sections and excluded the bit about GM crops, if you want to know more, read … Continue reading

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