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by Alan C.
January 30th, 2015, 5:41 pm
Forum: Religion
Topic: Britain Is A 'Christian Nation', apparently
Replies: 111
Views: 46547

Re: Britain Is A 'Christian Nation', apparently

I thought this short clip was worth sharing, if only for the look on Gay (unfortunate name for a religionist) Byrne' face.
Stephen Fry on God | The Meaning Of Life | RTÉ One
by Alan C.
January 25th, 2015, 8:51 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: Scottish Devolution
Replies: 924
Views: 60618

Re: Scottish Devolution

Can ether altfish or Nick reply to this please, thanks. It must have got lost in the ether' :rolleyes: a quick google will confirm for you that Scotlands GDP per capita, equals that of England WITHOUT ANY OIL! The reduction in oil revenue from Scottish waters will have a far bigger impact in London ...
by Alan C.
January 21st, 2015, 8:38 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: Scottish Devolution
Replies: 924
Views: 60618

Re: Scottish Devolution

Nick. And altfish. Ouch! That's a whole lot of spending cuts for Scotland to be glad they won't have to make. a quick google will confirm for you that Scotlands GDP per capita, equals that of England WITHOUT ANY OIL! The reduction in oil revenue from Scottish waters will have a far bigger impact in...
by Alan C.
January 20th, 2015, 8:18 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: Scottish Devolution
Replies: 924
Views: 60618

Re: Scottish Devolution

^ Can't refute the the evidence so change the subject, not very clever, that's the the religionists main 'weapon' I expect better on this forum.
by Alan C.
January 20th, 2015, 4:41 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: Scottish Devolution
Replies: 924
Views: 60618

Re: Scottish Devolution

Nick. And altfish. Ouch! That's a whole lot of spending cuts for Scotland to be glad they won't have to make. a quick google will confirm for you that Scotlands GDP per capita, equals that of England WITHOUT ANY OIL! The reduction in oil revenue from Scottish waters will have a far bigger impact in...
by Alan C.
January 12th, 2015, 10:04 pm
Forum: Religion
Topic: Religious knowledge
Replies: 33
Views: 4132

Re: Religious knowledge

I got 14 but to be honest I'd never heard of of the last three names so it was a guess that I just got wrong.
by Alan C.
January 8th, 2015, 9:44 pm
Forum: Religion
Topic: Religions and charitable status
Replies: 17
Views: 2791

Re: Religions and charitable status

The link I gave was not specific to the Plymouth Brethren, but rather to barriejohn who used to be a member.
Go to the freethinker website that I linked to, then look for barriejohn' comments.
Altfish' link leaves me no more to say.
by Alan C.
January 7th, 2015, 8:27 pm
Forum: Religion
Topic: Religions and charitable status
Replies: 17
Views: 2791

Re: Religions and charitable status

Maybe you could try the link I provided!
Just a thought.
If you click on the text that is highlighted in blue, you will be directed to the relevant website/information.
by Alan C.
January 6th, 2015, 8:44 pm
Forum: Religion
Topic: Religions and charitable status
Replies: 17
Views: 2791

Re: Religions and charitable status

Almost 60 Plymouth Brethren congregations have gained charitable status in the past year providing them with significant tax benefits,
There is a regular poster on the Freethinker website who was a member of this cult (barriejohn), some of his revelations about them are shocking.
by Alan C.
January 5th, 2015, 6:22 pm
Forum: Sciences and pseudo-science
Topic: Complementary therapies
Replies: 577
Views: 135182

Re: Complementary therapies

Shetland, well: Lerwick has just gained a "Rolfing Practitioner" , she must be after some of the 'chiropractors' business, :smile: I was most annoyed that the Shetland Times saw fit to dedicate a large column/advertisement to her arrival and I'll be making them aware of the fact. I will also be taki...
by Alan C.
January 5th, 2015, 5:23 pm
Forum: Social Club
Topic: What did Santa bring you?
Replies: 5
Views: 2130

Re: What did Santa bring you?

He brought me nowt again so today I treat myself (the dogs really) to a Citroen MPV, I've found Nemo :D
by Alan C.
December 28th, 2014, 3:18 pm
Forum: Social Club
Topic: Weather - or not!
Replies: 1122
Views: 93402

Re: Weather - or not!

We had a white xmas morning (heavy hail showers) It's been quite chilly but is looking much better for this week. :D
by Alan C.
December 21st, 2014, 8:36 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: How do you say . . . ?
Replies: 12
Views: 2005

Re: How do you say . . . ?

getreal
Tell them you are a Jehovah's Witness.
:hilarity:
Yeah that would do away with birthdays as well :D Who needs to be reminded every year that they have one less year to live? :wink:
by Alan C.
December 21st, 2014, 8:23 pm
Forum: Social Club
Topic: Solstice
Replies: 110
Views: 46637

Re: Solstice

The temperature is unseasonably mild here at 10 Celsius today, however, it didn't get 'daylight' til 9.40 and was dark again at 15.15.
Upwards and onwards from today :D

PS.
Wet and windy though with much ferry disruptions.
by Alan C.
December 17th, 2014, 9:16 pm
Forum: Positive Humanism
Topic: New York approves gay marriage
Replies: 208
Views: 30589

Re: New York approves gay marriage

'one small step for a man(or woman)' :D
by Alan C.
December 17th, 2014, 9:09 pm
Forum: Social Club
Topic: Help finding an appropriate name
Replies: 19
Views: 3885

Re: Help finding an appropriate name

I liked diamond dogs! Paws for thought might send a subliminal message to the BBC.
by Alan C.
December 10th, 2014, 10:16 pm
Forum: Sciences and pseudo-science
Topic: The Nightingale Collaboration
Replies: 416
Views: 62492

Re: The Nightingale Collaboration

good job all concerned :thumbsup:
by Alan C.
December 9th, 2014, 5:11 pm
Forum: Social Club
Topic: The Hedgehog and the Fox
Replies: 4
Views: 1393

Re: The Hedgehog and the Fox

I've called the Shetland weather some things over the years but interesting aint one of them :wink:
by Alan C.
December 9th, 2014, 5:06 pm
Forum: Social Club
Topic: How do you haud yer wheesht?
Replies: 15
Views: 3640

Re: How do you haud yer wheesht?

getreal Instead I will carry a banner for evidenced based doggie everything! Nutrition (that's a whole minefield) and all the pseudo scientific veterinary woo you can think of. A lot of dog owners are very gullible. Not this one :wink: This 'lady' is a near neighbour of ours. http://www.shetlandhas...
by Alan C.
December 7th, 2014, 7:12 pm
Forum: Social Club
Topic: The Hedgehog and the Fox
Replies: 4
Views: 1393

Re: The Hedgehog and the Fox

I would say I'm a Fox but wish I was a Hedgehog so I could sleep through winter. :D