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Global Warming Isn’t The Big Problem… But Don’t Relax Just Yet


It seems that global warning may not after all be the biggest threat to human life.

But don’t reach for the champagne yet – there is a larger one, which is the adverse effect of the over use of antibiotics. This threat does not arise from antibiotic resistant “superbugs” like MRSA, (although they are frightening enough), but from the latent effects of altering the microbiology of our bodies. This is probably causing the massive increase in diabetes, food allergies, bowel problems and possibly autism. The problem is described in a book, “Missing Microbes” by Martin Blaser, published last year. Continue reading Global Warming Isn’t The Big Problem… But Don’t Relax Just Yet

The DVLA Is Wasting Your Money and My Time


One of the joys of my life is that I am a type 1 diabetic. For those of you not in the know that means that I get to inject insulin four times a day, which is actually not a problem.  I’ve been doing it for almost 20 years (I got late onset diabetes) and most of the time most days it has zero effect upon my life.  But once a year it becomes an absolute pain in the butt, and it’s the EU’s fault.

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