Here are the Blogs in the Esmerelda Weatherwax category.
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Wednesday, 30 December 2009
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it should be six geese a laying. I have two geese, both from the Goose chain. Which is a nice enough sign the first time you see it, then you realise that every pub owned by the chain is now called the Goose or Goose and something and the only thing to distinguish each sign is the arrangement of bird ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/30/2009 4:45 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 30 December 2009
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From The Telegraph Eight US civilians were killed by a suicide bomber in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday, a US embassy official said. The attack took place at Forward Operating Base Chapman in Khost province, in eastern Afghanistan, said the official, who declined to be named. No US or Nato troops ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/30/2009 3:35 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 30 December 2009
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I am pleasantly surprised - I feared that, like three of his bodyguards he was dead. The fate of the fourth bodyguard is, as yet, unknown. Peter Moore, the Briton held hostage in Iraq for two and a half years, thought he was about to be executed when he captors led him out to be released, ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/30/2009 11:33 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 30 December 2009
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An exclusive from The Times The Christmas Day airline bomb plot suspect organised a conference under the banner “War on Terror Week” as he immersed himself in radical politics while a student in London, The Times has learnt. Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, 23, a former president of the Islamic ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/30/2009 1:53 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 29 December 2009
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The Five Bells Brandon, Suffolk. Brandon is a pleasant country town with an industrial past. The flint mines at Grimes Graves which provided flint from pre Roman times through to the flintlock muskets of the 18th Century are nearby, as is the USAAF base at RAF Lakenheath. I can't ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/29/2009 5:01 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 29 December 2009
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The Telegraph View - Hat tip Apostate Islam Telegraph View: Jihadist Islamism is comparable to Nazism in many respects. The British public realises this; so do the intelligence services. Is it time for a fundamental rethink of Britain's attitude towards domestic Islamism? Consider this analogy. Suppose ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/29/2009 4:52 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 29 December 2009
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HERAT, Afghanistan (Reuters) - An Afghan soldier killed a U.S. servicemember and wounded two Italian soldiers when he opened fire on foreign troops at an army base in western Afghanistan on Tuesday, a senior Afghan army officer said. The shooting is the latest in a string of such incidents, at a time ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/29/2009 12:09 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 29 December 2009
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As predicted in  Hugh's post here. From The Telegraph A London mosque which hosted a speech by a hardline Muslim cleric earlier this year has said that it was “totally unaware” of whether it was used by syringe bomb suspect Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab. Associates of the 23-year-old ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/29/2009 2:45 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 28 December 2009
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it should, according to John here, be collie birds, ie blackbirds not calling birds, brought to you. Now it just so happens that on Boxing Day, after visiting the cemetery, I walked up Leyton High Road intending to photograph the Three Blackbirds by Leyton Midland Station. The right bird, even if one ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/28/2009 5:28 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 28 December 2009
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From The Australian A SUICIDE bomber has struck Pakistan's largest procession of Shi'ite Muslims on the holiest day in their calendar, killing 25 people and wounding dozens more, defying a major security clampdown. The blast unleashed riots in Karachi, the financial capital, where angry mourners ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/28/2009 9:57 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 28 December 2009
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This is an exclusive from The Currant Bun, (The Sun) which has been taken up by the Jerusalem Post COPS fear that 25 British-born Muslims are plotting to bomb Western airliners. The fanatics, in five groups, are now training at secret terror camps in Yemen. It was there London-educated Umar Abdulmutallab, ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/28/2009 3:48 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 28 December 2009
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I'll make one post of this little lot as it is on the same theme. First the leading Telegraph View: Over the past decade, institutes of higher education in London have consistently provided sanctuary for Islamist students who parrot the hate-filled rhetoric of al-Qaeda and its allies. For passengers ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/28/2009 3:12 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 28 December 2009
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From The Times At least fifteen anti-government protesters, including a nephew of Mir Hossein Mousavi, Iran’s opposition leader, were shot dead yesterday as the smouldering confrontation between the regime and the so-called Green Movement finally erupted. Early reports put the number of dead ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/28/2009 2:57 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Sunday, 27 December 2009
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I saw three ships came sailing by. Thus killing two carols with one pub sign. Fear not gentle readers, I doubt I can keep this up for another 9 days, although I will try. This is the Three Mariners at Trimley St Mary, Suffolk. ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/27/2009 4:57 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Sunday, 27 December 2009
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The Birmingham Mail doesn't sound desperately impressed that the notorious Green Lane Mosque went ahead with this. RADICAL Islamic preachers have given speeches at a Midland mosque. The Middle Eastern clerics, who have been ideologically linked to Al Qaida, spoke to Muslims at Birmingham’s Green ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/27/2009 11:20 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Sunday, 27 December 2009
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My vicar has just preached on the difference between wisdom and intelligence. This is Christmas wisdom from The Rt Rev Dr Michael Nazir-Ali in the Sunday Telegraph. Read it all. By any reckoning, Britons have had an uncomfortable and anxious year. . . And attacks on the traditional family continued, ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/27/2009 5:49 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 26 December 2009
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my true nerd gave to me, Two Chairmen carrying. The Two Chairmen, Dartmouth Street Whitehall London....Read More...
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Posted on 12/26/2009 4:45 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 26 December 2009
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From The Times Captain Miles Malone 28, is a member of the Royal Army Veterinary Corps 102 Theatre Military Working Dogs Support Unit, based in Sennelager, Germany. His principal job is caring for the dogs that sniff for roadside bombs. However, in the three months that he has been in Helmand he has ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/26/2009 4:00 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 26 December 2009
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A partridge (and dog) and a pear tree. The Dog and Partridge North Stifford. The Pear Tree Hildersham. ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/26/2009 2:17 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 26 December 2009
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From The Times A Nigerian reported to be studying in Britain allegedly tried to blow up a transatlantic airliner on Christmas Day in what the White House called an attempted act of terrorism. The suspect, claiming links to al-Qaeda, was taken into custody with burns after allegedly trying to detonate ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/26/2009 12:47 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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