Monthly Archives: March 2011

Winning the argument on climate change

  Earlier this week we had Benny Pieser of the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) addressing a seminar here in Brux.  The GWPF is the think-tank set up by Nigel (Lord) Lawson (find it at http://www.thegwpf.org).  GWPF publishes information and … Continue reading

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After the Nuclear Scare: the Tar Sands Scare!

Greenpeace and other NGOs have a new bee in their bonnets.  They are mounting a massive and very expensive and professional propaganda campaign against the extraction of oil from Tar Sands.  Outside the European parliament in Brussels, they have a … Continue reading

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Helmer: The Whisky Years

  As I love to say, I used to have a real job for thirty years — then I became a politician!  It was a varied career, and a high point was the very happy period, four years or so, … Continue reading

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I just wish they’d read what I said!

If you blog, as I do, you’re bound to get a few critical comments, and I welcome them.  But I do wish that the critics would actually read what I said, and comment on that, rather than tearing apart what … Continue reading

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A walk for breast cancer

On March 27th I was privileged to take part in the sponsored walk in Kettering for the breast cancer charity Crazy Hats.  Hundreds walked around Wicksteed Park in Kettering to raise money for this Northamptonshire charity.  I was able to … Continue reading

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An exchange of letters with Chris Huhne

I blogged on March 21st about the Climate Conference in Saint Ives, Cambs, organised by Philip Foster. The Rev. Foster has had a correspondence with Chris Huhne, and I should like to share it with you (abbreviated so as not … Continue reading

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I Fall for a Scam!

  You can’t be too careful.  Yesterday (Friday March 25th) I fell for a scam.  A deception.  I was invited to attend a Freedom Association (TFA) fund-raising event at Champagne Charlie’s in Villiers Street.  It was to be a sort … Continue reading

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