Here are the Blogs in the Esmerelda Weatherwax category.
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Thursday, 17 December 2009
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Reuters fails to show any recognition of the misery that polygamy and the others aspects of sharia brings to women but, give the agency its due, I think it is accurate on strict facts from which we can draw our own conclusions. Adam, 52, keeps his three wives in different towns to stop them squabbling, ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/17/2009 4:39 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 16 December 2009
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From Earth Times The Hague - The Hague has filed charges in 49 cases of corporal punishment of children during Koran lessons, the newspaper De Volkskrant reported Wednesday. Signs of bodily abuse, including bruises and welts, were discovered by the state health service in an unusually large number ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/16/2009 10:27 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 16 December 2009
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They said there'd be snow at Christmas -   ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/16/2009 6:27 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 15 December 2009
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From The Copenhagen Post One of the accused in the case involving a plot to blow up Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten, says he’s a pacifist. Tahawwur Rana is defending himself against the accusation he took part in planning to blow up the newspaper that published the infamous Mohammed cartoons ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/15/2009 8:19 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 14 December 2009
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From The Daily Mail This barbaric scene belongs in the Dark Ages, but pictures emerged today of a group of Islamic militants who forced villagers to watch as they stoned a man to death for adultery. Mohamed Abukar Ibrahim, a 48-year-old, was buried in a hole up to his chest and pelted with rocks until ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/14/2009 3:59 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 14 December 2009
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Bishop Stephen Venner wasn't the best choice for Bishop to the Forces after he retired early as Suffragan Bishop of Dover. The report in the Kentish Gazette of his retirement speech last month has been much abridged on line since the first publication. He was reported then (this is ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/14/2009 3:02 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Sunday, 13 December 2009
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From Israel International News A Muslim on Saturday night attacked a Habad Rabbi who was conducting a public Chanukah lighting ceremony in Vienna. The Muslim attacked Rabbi Dov Gruzman, who is the principal of the Habad school in the city, as he was lighting a Menorah in a central Vienna square, pummeling ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/13/2009 9:55 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Sunday, 13 December 2009
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Our organist played this today at the early communion. I can't find an organ alone version on youtube that I like but I doubt I will better this first performance of her piano transcription in 1940 by Dame Myra Hess.    ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/13/2009 7:44 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Sunday, 13 December 2009
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Some more detail than was provided by the East London Advertiser on the councils use of money paid for the benefit of the public in Tower Hamlets. As well as the minaret shaped minaret there are also to be arches at the entrances to Brick Lane shaped like hijabs. Not everybody is happy with this ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/13/2009 4:42 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Sunday, 13 December 2009
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From The Sunday Times TALIBAN insurgents who have infiltrated Kabul are nailing “night letters” to the doors of policemen, soldiers and government workers, warning them to leave their jobs or face punishment. The militants are being welcomed in the Afghan capital’s poorer areas among ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/13/2009 1:26 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 12 December 2009
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From The Sunday Telegraph Christian hoteliers Ben and Sharon Vogelenzang received hate mail after they were accused of insulting a Muslim guest because of her faith. The couple said they have been "living a nightmare" since they were charged in July with a "religiously-aggravated" ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/12/2009 5:06 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 12 December 2009
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On the subject of Christmas markets,  lights, fun and good cheer there is a Cologne style Christmas market on London's South Bank at the moment. I'm not sure that Gallopers are exclusive to Christmas or Germanic in any way, but they are fun, and bright and cheerful.  ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/12/2009 4:52 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 12 December 2009
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A coach full of British tourists expecting to see one of Europe’s busiest Christmas markets ended up in a closed “car boot sale” after the driver mistakenly took them to the wrong destination. It was only on their return to Hull, East Yorkshire, that the group realised the market ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/12/2009 4:26 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 12 December 2009
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From The Sunday Times Ten members of a suspected Islamist terror cell, said by MI5 to be plotting to blow up a shopping centre and a nightclub in Manchester, had been granted permission by the Home Office to work as security guards in Britain. The Pakistani students — who were never charged ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/12/2009 4:17 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 12 December 2009
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The spirit of William Tell is stiring. As my German is very limited I have taken these from English language newspapers. From The Times of Malta and Taiwan News. Swiss authorities stopped an Islamic preacher at the German border late yesterday to prevent him speaking at a rally against Switzerland's ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/12/2009 7:20 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Friday, 11 December 2009
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FromAndrew Gilligan's Telegraph blog Haringey Council – the authority which brought you Victoria Climbié, Baby P, and the foster child sent to live with the family of one of the airline bomb plotters – has scored yet another bullseye. Late this afternoon, with no doubt deliberate ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/11/2009 4:10 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Friday, 11 December 2009
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This is Theodore Dalrymple in the Daily Express. Hat tip to Alan BY FAR the most significant thing about the case against Benjamin and Sharon Vogelenzang was that it reached a court of law in the first place. This evangelical Christian couple who run a hotel were accused of making derogatory remarks ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/11/2009 1:51 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Friday, 11 December 2009
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From CBC News Specially trained bomb-sniffing dogs might soon be patrolling Metro Vancouver's buses and SkyTrains just in time for the Olympics, but that has some Muslims concerned. The Metro Vancouver Transit Police Service is in the process of selecting the handlers and dogs that will be part ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/11/2009 3:38 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Friday, 11 December 2009
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From The Telegraph Muslim men who force their wives to wear the full Islamic veil should not be granted French citizenship, Justice Minister Michele Alliot-Marie said on Thursday. Wading into the debate over whether to ban the burka, Mme Alliot-Marie said the government would await the recommendations ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/11/2009 3:28 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Thursday, 10 December 2009
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From their 1970 album Ode to John Law. You don't get many blues/prog rock songs about Mary Queen of Scots. Maggie Bell vocals, Les Harvey (brother of Alex the sensational, tragically died on stage in 1972 after an electric shock of a dodgy mic) Colin Allen on drums. He and Bell will be touring ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/10/2009 4:33 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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