Smile you are going to live for ever – on a trolley

14th January 2017 6

I am a GP. Yesterday during the height of the A & E rush hour, seven p.m. to midnight, I sent a patient to my local district hospital. She had a complex disorder requiring an MRI scan, extensive blood work, the opinion of a specialist, and a decision on admission. A mistake would have had dire consequences. Within five hours a … [Read on]

Gibbon; The Emperor Elagabalus

13th January 2017 4

A rational voluptuary adheres with invariable respect to the temperate dictates of nature, and improves the gratifications of sense by social intercourse, endearing connections, and the soft colouring of taste and the imagination. But Elagabalus, (I speak of the emperor of that name,) corrupted by his youth, his country, and his fortune, abandoned himself to the grossest pleasures with ungoverned … [Read on]

Overturning the Religion of the 20th Century

12th January 2017 11

Fred Hoyle, Plumian Professor of Astrophysics and Experimental Philosophy at Cambridge in 1958, and an atheist, made many enemies as a result of his opposition to Darwinism which was the religion of the day. He and his fellow workers William Alfred Fowler and Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar discovered that we are literally made of stardust, that in a process called  (nucleosynthesis)  carbon and the other elements … [Read on]

No London brothel or Casino for you this Christmas Sheik

20th December 2016 10

Attacks like that on the The Berlin Christmas Market will get more frequent as radical Muslim groups realise that asymmetrical warfare is cheaper, has a greater propaganda effect, is sparing on personnel, and does not require heavy weapons or costly ground to air defences. The attacks will  get worse as the Russians gain physical control of ISIS territory and drive out its ISIS killers, … [Read on]

Bored by Donald Trump’s Speeches? Watch President Reagan, America’s funniest.

18th December 2016 3

‘What is wrong with Soviet Agriculture? “Spring,  Summer, Autumn and Winter”‘ ‘Abortion is advocated only by persons who have themselves been born.’ ”I have wondered at times what The Ten Commandments would have looked like if Moses had run them through Congress.’ The most terrifying words in the English language are “I’m from the government and I’m here to help.” … [Read on]

Salisbury Review; Editorial Winter 2016

13th December 2016 1

Donald Trump is everything the British don’t like about Americans, too familiar, too loud. He has funny hair, he talks like a second-hand car salesman and if he sat near to you in a café, you would want to move away in case he began talking to you. He is a product of the hatred and frustration of working-class Americans … [Read on]

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