Category: Human issues

ethical issues and human interest stories

The Great Lakes

The sharp-eyed will have seen the post on Lake Superior: https://nourishingobscurity.uk/2020/10/lake-superior/ … and Chuckles has been kind enough to send pics of enormous size of the place. Even cut down, the size constraints mean I can only display two at…

Malthus eat yer heart out

Just awoke again on Bizarre Sunday, the clash of the time zones. Ok, what does one call elderly these days? Post-80 years? Or with elderly conditions in one’s 60s or what? Just being a pensioner? I suppose I can still…

Non-essential

My Twitter picture says: “Stamp out prohibition.” I never thought it would become relevant again one day, in quite this way. https://t.co/n2tZaKoQ2o — Deplorable James (@JamesHghm) October 24, 2020

Time for nightwatch

# Daylight saving time 2020 in the United Kingdom began at 01:00 on Sunday, 29 March and ends at 02:00 on Sunday, 25 October. All times are in United Kingdom Time. # Daylight saving time 2020 in the United States began…

Natural human destructiveness

Dirk Gently, as you’ll recall, spoke about “the fundamental interconnectedness of all things”, a grand Adams’ joke because it took a [duh] truth and turned it into an aphorism. Thing is – beyond Douglas Adams’ own understanding perhaps – what…