Here are the Blogs in the Esmerelda Weatherwax category.
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Thursday, 3 December 2009
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One uploads what one thinks is a modest but worthy piece on vernacular history and custom, as evidenced by the English pub and its signs and then to bed. Come the morning like Topsy it growed and in all directions. John's serious discourse on symbiology and the Trinity and Mary and her blooming ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/03/2009 2:30 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 2 December 2009
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We spent October half term week on the borders of Withshire and Somerset, which is Wadworths Country. 6X, which is brewed in Devizes has been a favourite of mine for over 30 years. The next time we visit the area I must make sure that I take a tour round the Wadworths Brewery for a second very good ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/02/2009 3:01 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 2 December 2009
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From The Times Two sisters were reunited with their grandmother yesterday four months after allegedly being kidnapped from their home in Blackpool and taken to North Africa. Carene and Shelby Crofts, aged 12 and 11, had been the subject of international negotiations since being discovered in the care ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/02/2009 9:35 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 2 December 2009
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From the National Examiner Maurice Clemmons, the alleged shooter in the Sunday murder of four Lakewood, Washington police officers, was killed early this morning by a Seattle police officer. The blogsite Fire Andrea Mitchell reported that a Nation of Islam offshoot called ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/02/2009 6:49 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 2 December 2009
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From The Waltham Forest Guardian. This trial is coming to an end. THREE brothers accused of killing a teenager in a so-called honour killing are lying to escape jail, a court heard. Tulay Goren, 15, disappeared from her home in Glastonbury Avenue, Woodford Green, in January 1999. Police believe the ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/02/2009 5:15 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 2 December 2009
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This is a relief. From The Times Five British yachtsman detained by Iran after straying into its territorial waters were being towed back to freedom today after being released by the Revolutionary Guards. Iranian state radio announced the men's release early this morning, six days after they were ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/02/2009 3:59 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 1 December 2009
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From the Swedish edition of The Local A Muslim woman from Kista north of Stockholm who was denied a job as a dentist after refusing to wear short-sleeved work clothes for religious reasons has lost her discrimination case against the Swedish Public Dental Service Following the completion of her ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/01/2009 1:03 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 1 December 2009
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From Adncronos International. HT Islamonline. (That site is good for something after all!) A conservative Italian minister from the anti-immigrant Northern League has lauded the decision by Swiss voters to ban minarets and called for the Christian cross to be included on the Italian flag. "I ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/01/2009 4:04 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 1 December 2009
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From The Telegraph. This was reported in the local paper last night but I didn't have time to put it up then. This report gives Baroness Warsi's response. Conservative Muslim Peer Baroness Warsi of Dewsbury has criticised a group of Islamic extremists who pelted her with eggs and shouted abuse at her ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/01/2009 3:52 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 1 December 2009
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The first article of our December issue that I read this morning was that by David Hamilton on Contemporary Art. I agree with him completely on the always uplifting effect entering the National Gallery has. We were in there only two weekends ago. I submit that the work of the National Portrait ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/01/2009 2:58 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 30 November 2009
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MADRID (Reuters) - Three Spanish aid workers who disappeared in Mauritania on Sunday appear to have been kidnapped by a group linked to al Qaeda, Spain's Interior Minister Alfredo Perez Rubalcaba said. "Although we still can't be completely sure of anything, everything indicates that it was a ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/30/2009 6:30 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 30 November 2009
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From The Independent Islamic militant blamed for an earlier attack on same Russian rail line Russian authorities suspect a former Russian soldier of being behind Friday's train derailment which killed at least 25 people and injured around 100. According to news reports yesterday, the Russian security ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/30/2009 6:11 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Sunday, 29 November 2009
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From The Sunday Times Iran’s government today announced plans to build 10 new uranium enrichment plants and said work would start within two months. Each site will be the size of the existing Natanz plant with the aim of producing between 250-300 tonnes of uranium a year. Iran’s state ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/29/2009 9:29 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Sunday, 29 November 2009
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Breaking news from Sky News Switzerland has backed far-right calls to ban the building of new minarets, official referendum results have revealed. Switzerland's biggest party, the Swiss People's Party (SVP), claims the turrets attached to mosques are symbols of militant Islam. The anti-immigration ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/29/2009 9:20 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Sunday, 29 November 2009
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From The Sunday Times A right-wing campaign to outlaw minarets on mosques in a referendum being held in Switzerland today has received an unlikely boost from radical feminists arguing that the tower-like structures are “male power symbols” and reminders of Islam’s oppression of women. A ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/29/2009 2:40 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 28 November 2009
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From The Australian and The Telegraph AT least 22 people have been killed and 54 injured after a train travelling between the Russian capital Moscow and Saint Petersburg derailed, possibly as a result of a terrorist attack. The carriages came off the track as the train was en route between Russia's ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/28/2009 4:26 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 28 November 2009
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From The Copenhagen Post School pupils in Copenhagen will be able to take Arabic as a second language from the age of 12, following a new decision from the Education Ministry. Copenhagen’s city council had applied to the ministry to offer Arabic, alongside the existing language subjects of English, ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/28/2009 3:50 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 28 November 2009
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 From The Telegraph Counter-terrorism police and Whitehall officials believe dozens of extremists could have arrived here by posing as students or legitimate visitors. They are concerned both by the relatively lax checks that are made on the visitors before they arrive and by the ease with which ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/28/2009 3:08 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 28 November 2009
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Lord Pearson, you will recall, is the member of the House of Lords who worked with Baroness Cox in their attempt to get Geert Wilders to speak to Parliament. In his absence they were responsible for the showing of Fitna to a Parliamentary audience. This is from The Times This peer of the realm seems ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/28/2009 2:50 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Friday, 27 November 2009
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A 16-year-old Sudanese girl was lashed 50 times after a judge ruled her knee-length skirt was indecent, her family said today. The mother of Christian teenager Silva Kashif said she is to sue police and the judge who imposed the sentence under Islamic shariah law. Saying she only learned about her ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/27/2009 10:03 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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