UK water companies using Water Dousing to find pipes

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Sally Le Page, whom I have met because she gave a great talk at QED about a year ago, has written an article concerning the rather bizarre practise that is being indulged in by many UK water companies. To detect leaking pipes under the ground they utilise water dousing. In 2017, UK water companies still … Read more UK water companies using Water Dousing to find pipes

Top 3 Weekly Weird Religious News Items

How do those that trulybelieve handle items of religious weirdness? I recall once attending a bible meeting as a teen (hey, I would try anything at that age). While having lunch, I listened to one chap relate a story to those sitting near him. It was about some bit of weirdness in which he claimed … Read more Top 3 Weekly Weird Religious News Items

Children ‘at risk’ in Christian fundamentalist schools in the UK

The subject line “Children ‘at risk’ in Christian fundamentalist schools in the UK” might appear to be an anti-religious rant, but this an official warning that has been issued by Ofsted as part of their response to evidence raised by journalists working for the UK’s Independent. Previous Revelations In June 2016, The Independent ran this story … … Read more Children ‘at risk’ in Christian fundamentalist schools in the UK

Why did people actually vote for #BREXIT in the UK?

To anybody outside the UK, the observation that a majority of those voting went against what is in their best interests and voted for the UK to leave the European Union is quite puzzling. However, once you move beyond the initial emotional shock, you then discover that the generally accepted explanation offered by the media is … Read more Why did people actually vote for #BREXIT in the UK?

Weird Weather Forecasts via the Daily Express

Almost every Spring and Autumn for the past couple of years the UK’s Daily Express has run stories such as the above claiming that the season ahead is about to hit extremes. Instead of seeking guidance from a real meteorologist, their source is weather eccentric James Madden, forecaster for his one-man company Exacta Weather. Autumn is … Read more Weird Weather Forecasts via the Daily Express

Plans for Human Rights Act to be scrapped in UK

Currently the UK is legally bound via the 1998 Human Rights Act to the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR). That however is about to change. What we currently have in place has three main effects. These are as follows: 1. It incorporates the rights set out in the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) … Read more Plans for Human Rights Act to be scrapped in UK