Here are the Blogs in the Esmerelda Weatherwax category.
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Sunday, 14 May 2006
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Muslim recruits suspected TERRORISTS from al-Qaeda have infiltrated Britain's security services, the Sunday Mirror can reveal. Bosses at M15 believe they unwittingly recruited the Muslim extremists after the July 7 suicide bombings in London last year which killed 52 people. They were signed up ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/14/2006 1:37 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Sunday, 14 May 2006
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From the Sunday Times, how Turkey is aiming for EU membership by beating it's poor Human Rights record on Honour Killings. Forced suicide. Yes, you did read that right. Read it all, not just my edited lowlights. This is the country prefered for holidays by too many Europeans, because it's cheaper ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/14/2006 3:08 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 13 May 2006
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The beeb boobs again.  From The Times. IT WAS not until midway through the live television interview that the BBC interviewer started to grow suspicious. The man whom she believed to be an expert on internet music downloads seemed to know precious little about his subject.   ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/13/2006 8:27 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Thursday, 11 May 2006
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Now here's a funny thing. The Intelligence and Security Committee Report into the London Terrorist Attacks on 7 July 2005 is public today.  The original BBC report said that no blame could be attached to any body for the failure to stop the terrorist murders of 52 Londoners on 7 July last year. ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/11/2006 6:05 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Thursday, 11 May 2006
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I like this. Smokers at a Dorset police station have been pausing before lighting up since a family of blue tits took up residence in their cigarette butts bin. Two adult birds and about 10 eggs are nestled in a metal bin attached to a wall outside Dorchester Policing Unit. Sgt Dave Stroud said: ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/11/2006 4:10 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Thursday, 11 May 2006
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Despite a catalogue of examples to the contrary, the governors insist there is bias against the Palestinians  THE OFFICIAL REPORT for the governors of the BBC on its coverage of the Palestine-Israeli conflict found predictably that there was “was little to suggest systematic or deliberate ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/11/2006 4:01 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 10 May 2006
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Browsing while my fish pie goes down (burp) I found this on the BBC. How would Jesus get about if he embarked on his travels today? He spent his life interacting with people on his travels, but if Jesus were alive today he would have more options than just his feet to get out and about to spread ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/10/2006 2:23 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 10 May 2006
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I am cooking fish pie for tea tonight.  So there I was in Tescos this afternoon examining a packet of TESCOS  Skinless and boneless white fish fillets. Allergy advice: Contains fish. _____________________________ Ingredients  : Fish. _____________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________  No ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/10/2006 12:40 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 10 May 2006
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From Michael Gove the conservative MP writing in  The Times. There have always been fundamentalists who have sought to separate art and faith, who see in human creativity a lack of proper piety towards the Creator, from the Puritan zealots who stripped England’s old Catholic altars to ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/10/2006 3:54 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 8 May 2006
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Five Chinese Muslim men have been released from the US detention centre in Guantanamo Bay and flown to Albania for resettlement, the US says. US officials had concluded the ethnic Uighers represented no danger but did not want to return them to China for fear they would face persecution. Uighurs ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/08/2006 10:01 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 8 May 2006
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As you know I visit the site Anglicans for Israel regularly, as do several of my friends at the church where I worship. This is a featured article by Charles Krauthammer on the threat to Israel and the Jews, originally published at Townhall.com  And now, in 2006, for the first time since then ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/08/2006 3:45 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 6 May 2006
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because my team, homely little Leyton Orient have won promotion to League 1 (formerly the 3rd Division) of the Football League England and Wales, which is the first time that they have won a promotion since 1970 when they won the championship of what was then the 3rd Division for entry to the 2nd division. ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/06/2006 11:55 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 3 May 2006
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One of the most important issues in the UK this last few weeks has been the revelation that over a  thousand foreign criminals, scheduled for deportation after their sentences were served have been "lost" into the community.  They include murders, rapists and paedophiles ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/03/2006 8:54 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 3 May 2006
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Sara Kohal is no ordinary aspiring actress. The 20-year-old wears the hijab, the traditional head-covering worn by many Muslim women. She freely admits she is a wannabe, scrambling to get a foothold in a notoriously difficult profession. But as a practising Muslim, she faces all sorts of obstacles ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/03/2006 7:26 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 1 May 2006
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Lloyd Scott is something of a local hero.  This afternoon he finished the London marathon is what I believe is a record time, and his personal best time ........... for slowness.  In 2002 Lloyd completed the event in 5 days, wearing an old fashioned brass diving suit.  This afternoon, ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/01/2006 12:38 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 29 April 2006
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I came home from the Department of Light bulb Changers last night feeling a little depressed.  It seems that more and more I am judged not by the quality of my work, but by whether I have “hit my targets” and “complied with criteria”.  My record does not speak for itself ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/29/2006 5:26 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Friday, 28 April 2006
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Christian persecution in Pakistan. From The Telegraph A recent convert from Christianity to Islam, Bashir Masi knew nothing of his new faith. He could not describe a single tenet of Islam, nor remember the Qalma, the Muslim declaration of faith, nor name his own children, who have adopted Muslim ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/28/2006 2:35 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Thursday, 27 April 2006
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From the Telegraph Malaysian scientists and religious scholars are trying to determine how Muslims should behave in space, as the predominantly Islamic country prepares to dispatch its first astronaut next year. More than 150 delegates attended a seminar to consider how to pray in space given the ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/27/2006 3:15 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 26 April 2006
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From the Eastern Daily Press, a good regional daily.  I have heard of having bats in the belfry.  I have been accused of having bats in the belfry myself.  This is a bit different, and rather nice. Builders working at a Norfolk school have had to take special care not to ruffle the ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/26/2006 4:56 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 25 April 2006
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Alfred Hitchcock or John Carpenter would have loved it. We had planned a sunny, springtime break in Whitby. But as we drove into the piquant Yorkshire resort where Bram Stoker imagined Dracula unsheathing his fangs for the first time on British soil, a thick mist rolled in from the North Sea. And there ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/25/2006 2:54 AM by Esmerelda Weathwax
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