Archive for December, 2007

Spam and Spammers

December 27, 2007

I’ve just logged on for the first time since Christmas and discovered that the spammers have been busy. Because on a couple of occasions legitimate comments have been caught in the filter I had to skim through the haul.

What struck me was the total sameness. Every damn one of them was chock full of links to porn sites. Now I’ve heard that accessing porn is the most common net activity so purely on economic grounds it makes sense for the pornographers to tout their wares on the web but FFS is nobody selling or buying anything else?

Why I Oppose Homeopathy

December 19, 2007

Homeopaths, particularly the non-medically qualified such as Sue Young, claim that their opponents either do not understand homeopathy or are in the pay of Big Pharma. (more…)

‘Tis The Season…

December 13, 2007

December always seems to bring out the self-righteous and self-satisfied out in force. Take this gem from the letters page of today’s Metro, for example:- (more…)

The Man Who Would Be “Cracker”

December 3, 2007

I’ve come down with a case of homoeapathy so in the words of Monty Python, now for something completely different. (more…)