Category: Earth and cosmos

green issues, geology, geography, space, astronomy

When all elements are present

For all Welby is a Laodicean type Christian, a pointy-hatter, can you really see him calling for followers to ‘kill them where ye shall find them, seek them out’ etc.? But I can see a certain sect of sunworshippers within…

De Afsluitdijk

All you need to know about slutty dykes: I’ve driven on that, I’ve driven on that! Stopped halfway to buy some food, realised I knew not one word of Dutch, we did it with sign language. Nice chap he was.…

Bouvet Island

In 1988, when the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) began managing top-level domains, rather than getting into the messy business of deciding what is and what is not a country, it simply pulled the list from ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 and…

A question of time

Was it Barry Humphries in his alter-ego who mentioned, decades ago, about his mother – that he’d visited her ‘maximum security twilight home for the bewildered’? I should think that remark must have been pretty offensive to those with mothers…

Bermeja Islet

https://www.lonelyplanet.com/articles/mexicos-missing-island Back in the 16th and 17th centuries, Bermeja was a common fixture on maps drawn by Spanish explorers. Its location sometimes varied slightly, its name occasionally appeared as Vermeja, but its existence seemed certain enough. But from the 18th…