To Energy, or not to Energy

Let me make this simple: If, instead of supporting responsible local energy development, you choose to support undemocratic oil-producing regimes which export terrorism, have low environmental standards, kill gays and oppress women, then I choose not to support you.  

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The Perfect Holiday

Thinking ahead to 2020 and my perfect holiday. 800 days from today till the opening of the 2020 Wagner Festival in Bayreuth. From there to Oberammergau for the Passion Play. Then to Zermat for a few days, on the gondola and up the Matterhorn to at least the Hörnli Hut. I am pretty fit, but …

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Life

Gary Larsen is one of the greatest cartoonists ever. What a pity he actually retired when he said he was going to! I am hoping I may have a the same privilege sometime in the next five years. Life. It’s not really like that, thought it sometimes seems so. Julian of Norwich had it better, …

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Tempy Talks to a Hero

She prefers her real name, Temperance. This is lovely. No matter how small you are, or how young or how old, or how little you think have to offer, you can still make a difference.

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Bitcoin Trading Scam

There is a never-ending parade of new share and currency trading scams. Bitcoin scams are the latest; they won’t be the last. Geoffrey Luck tells the story of a friend who was convinced by a tale that (as usual) involved some well-known people and trade names to give the con-men added credibility. It is easy …

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Wynford Wilde Author Website

I just finished the author website for Wynford Wilde. This is the place to go for news on upcoming adventures in the Jennifer Jones series, starting with Dark Turnings, which is now available for Kindle or in paperback. Describing myself as a best selling writer was just wishful thinking a week ago, but within three …

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Fast-moving Fantasy Adventure

My new book was released today, 5th of May 2017. I like it, but more importantly, people who have read it tell me they enjoyed it too. A fast-moving fantasy adventure for young adults. In the tradition of The Hobbit, it has the same moral heart as The lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.

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Easter, Ishtar and Eostarum

Every time there is a major Christian festival, someone pops up with the claim that of course, this was really a pagan festival that Christians appropriated. And then the rest of the herd pass on whatever silly graphic has been created this time around to make the same claim. Every single one of these claims …

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Fed Up With Facebook?

Visit Blissyoo. Don’t let Facebook decide what you see and what you can post. Blissyoo means no censorship of posts, freedom of speech, videos, music, groups, pages, news, and soon, revenue sharing. Visit, join, invite your friends.

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