I am not an alcoholic according to the test
I have been concerned about a few of you so
Simple Alcoholism test that you can take in the privacy of
These trees stand on the southern edge of the park where The Hound likes to run around free with his canine friends. However, it is not just the Hound that can enjoy himself here, as just to the right of this image lies the soccer pitch. Amongst the leaves, large fungi can be found by the nature enthusiast, as noted in the post Fungi Parade in the Quarry. Something for all.
It’s quite incredible how many photographs I have been able to take for this blog on the doorstep of my own home.
Think of Iceland and there are several familiar associations: hip Reykjavík, the beautiful therapeutic Blue Lagoon, or perhaps our musical exports Björk or Sigur Rós. But this land of boiling mud pools, spurting geysers, glaciers and waterfalls is also an adventure playground. Its breathtaking landscape is an inspiration to artists and photographers. Iceland is the least densely populated country in Europe, with a pure, unpolluted and truly magical landscape. Iceland’s summers are surprisingly warm, lush and green, with the days lengthening until midsummer, when the sun dips down to the horizon but never sets. During winter you can marvel at the amazing, undulating green, blue, yellow and pink lights of the aurora in the night sky, and the winters are not as cold as you might imagine. Regardless of when you visit, you can be assured of the warmth of the Icelanders’ welcome and their desire to share their culture…
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This video says about itself:
Malalai Joya — An Afghan activist speaking in University of Melbourne, Australia on April 5, 2012. She survived an assassination attempt just days before entering Australia, which left multiple of her body guards killed and injured.
From daily The Guardian in Britain:
Afghanistan considers reintroduction of public stoning for adulterers
Proposal to bring back one of the most repugnant symbols of Taliban regime is in draft revision of country’s penal code
Afghan government officials have proposed reintroducing public stoning as a punishment for adultery, Human Rights Watch said, even though the practice has been denounced both inside and outside the country as one of the most repugnant symbols of the Taliban regime.
The sentence for married adulterers, along with flogging for unmarried offenders, appears in a draft revision of the country’s penal code…
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A deal was agreed to between Iran and the P5+1 (five permanent members of the Security Council which are United States, Russia, China, Britain and France plus one other nation, Germany) which has been heralded in headlines as “Iran and Western Powers Reach Nuclear Deal” despite the fact that Russia and China were also a part of these negotiations. Why should the headlines be any more accurate than the following reports which claim that a great achievement has been reached which will end the threat of Iran becoming a nuclear armed state and thus removes any need for military actions in order to prevent Iran from developing and building nuclear weapons. The agreement supposedly consists of Iranian promises not to retain any additional stores of enriched uranium above their current levels though they have the right to continue spinning away to their hearts content twenty-four/seven. Theoretically the Iranians are supposed…
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