Here are the Blogs in the Esmerelda Weatherwax category.
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Thursday, 10 December 2009
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From The Times A Muslim man was jailed for life with a minimum of 18 years today after being convicted of conspiracy to murder by plotting with Abdulla Ahmed Ali, the convicted ringleader of the foiled plan to blow up passenger jets. Adam Khatib, 23, of Walthamstow, east London, was found guilty yesterday ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/10/2009 9:51 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Thursday, 10 December 2009
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The mainstream British press has not taken this up yet, not even the Daily Star who usually keep a close weather eye on Amjem Choudary and his minions. I found it on the Pakistan Christian TV website. I have managed to find a cache of the Islam4theUK website for this forthcoming 'event'. ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/10/2009 2:43 AM by Esmerelda WEatherwax
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Wednesday, 9 December 2009
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A Muslim man has been found guilty of conspiracy to murder by plotting with Abdulla Ahmed Ali, the convicted ringleader of the foiled plan to blow up passenger jets. Adam Khatib, 22, of Walthamstow, east London, was convicted by a majority of 11 jurors to one following an eight-week trial at Woolwich ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/09/2009 11:35 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 9 December 2009
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A Christian couple accused of insulting a Muslim woman at their Liverpool B+B hotel have been found not guilty of racially aggravated harassment. Devout Christians Ben Vogelenzang, 53, and his wife Sharon, 54, were cleared after a two-day trial at Liverpool Magistrates Court. They had been charged ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/09/2009 9:53 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 9 December 2009
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From The Copenhagen Post The suicide bombing that killed 23 people in Somalia last week was carried out by a man who grew up in Copenhagen. A suicide bomb that killed 23 people in Mogadishu last week was detonated by a young Danish-Somali man, reports Berlingske Tidende newspaper. Close friends have ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/09/2009 3:26 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 9 December 2009
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From The Citizen By Mike Mwaniki, Citizen Correspondent, Nairobi Mosques have been advised to ignore a recent directive by the National Environment Management Authority on noise pollution and continue making calls for prayers. Supreme Council of Kenya Muslims secretary general Alhaj Adan Wachu ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/09/2009 3:02 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 8 December 2009
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From The Scotsman "ALLAH Akbar" blares from the loudspeakers as hundreds of Muslims file into the mosque for prayers. Outside, halal meat stores line the street as in Damascus, Cairo or Baghdad, but this is the working-class neighbourhood of Bras in Sao Paulo, Brazil – the heart of ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/08/2009 3:00 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 8 December 2009
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From The Fleetwood Weekly News A pair of Christian hoteliers from Liverpool who allegedly told a Muslim guest the hijab was "a form of bondage", will stand trial. Ben and Sharon Vogelenzang, who run the Bounty House Hotel in Aintree, Liverpool, have been charged with using threatening, abusive ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/08/2009 2:50 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 7 December 2009
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From The Telegraph Iranian police fired tear gas and live bullets as they fought back thousands of unarmed protesters on the streets of Tehran. There were bloody clashes as young people launched a fresh wave of anti-government protests on the country's official Students Day. Police used warning shots, ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/07/2009 3:08 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 7 December 2009
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For those of you who don't remember the real litterpicking Wombles (of Wimbledon Common are we) , the 70s band they spawned (I have posted short clips before), or who remember the period but didn't get the programme where you lived this is TOTP from October 1974. It could be anybody dancing in ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/07/2009 3:48 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 7 December 2009
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Hands up who remembers the Wombles? Mike Batt and the inestimable Chris Spedding on guitar? Who remembers their 1974 hit Minuetto Allegretto, based on Mozarts Symphony No 41? Womble to your partners, young Wombles were told, If you minuetto allegretto, you will live to be old. I want to change the ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/07/2009 1:53 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Sunday, 6 December 2009
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I don't know why I started humming this today. I always thought of the phrase 'backroom boys' as an RAF thing.  The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable attributes it to Lord Beaverbrook in 1941. The film Destry Rides again in which Marlene Dietrich sings The Boys in the Back Room ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/06/2009 1:41 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Sunday, 6 December 2009
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The usual MSM reports insisting that the English Defence League are 'far right' or 'racist' or 'football hooligans'. That 11 of them were arrested for public order offences when they apparently tried to go where they wanted to and not where the police said they had to go. This is one of the better ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/06/2009 8:52 AM by Esmerelda WEatherwax
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Sunday, 6 December 2009
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There was a phrase in London, which I have not heard used for many years, to describe someone exhibiting bizarre behaviour as an early sign of mental illness. Like the phrase 'going doolally' or 'doolally tap' (Deolali was a British Army transit camp in India, tap came from tapa meaning heat) going ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/06/2009 2:35 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Friday, 4 December 2009
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Richard Todd the veteran paratrooper speaking on the 65th anniversary of D-Day here on his experiences with the 6th Airbourne Division at Pegasus Bridge. Richard Todd the actor in his most famous role, that of Wing Commander Guy Gibson VC in The Dam Busters. In this excerpt he solves ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/04/2009 9:48 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Friday, 4 December 2009
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From The Times- Suicide gunmen kill 35 at Pakistan army mosque More than 35 people including army officers were killed in Pakistan after three suicide bombers stormed a mosque near a military headquarters during Friday prayers. The attackers sprayed worshippers with gunfire before blowing themselves ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/04/2009 7:30 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Friday, 4 December 2009
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Scotland TV News and the Jewish Chronicle There were arguments outside Celtic Park last night (Wednesday 2nd)  as pro-Palestinian supporters attempted a “peaceful protest” during the Europa League match against Israeli side Hapoel Tel-Aviv. Security officials attempted to move ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/04/2009 3:09 AM by Esmerelda WEatherwax
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Thursday, 3 December 2009
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(CNN) -- An explosion at a graduation ceremony (at the Shamow Hotel) in the Somali capital Thursday killed at least 15 people, including three government ministers and nine students, local journalists told CNN. Also among the dead in Mogadishu were two journalists and a professor. At least 50 students ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/03/2009 6:13 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Thursday, 3 December 2009
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Breaking news. Reports of casualties vary according to the agency This is Sky news A bus has exploded in the Syrian capital of Damascus. The blast took place in the busy suburb Sayyida Zainab, killing up to a dozen people, according to local reports. Scores more are said to have been injured. Witnesses ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/03/2009 3:16 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Thursday, 3 December 2009
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From The Times Islamist extremists said yesterday that they planted the bomb that derailed a Russian express train, killing 26 people and injuring more than 100. The claim of responsibility came from Chechen militants linked to Doku Umarov, a separatist warlord in the violent Russian North Caucasus. A ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/03/2009 2:47 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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