Stop Science being Strangled by Politics

We DO live in exciting times don’t we! One of the main reasons this Contrarian started this site was to expose the naked fraud and censorship being imposed on Science. Poor science has been the battered victim of the Pandemic, mainly due to a Globalist endeavour by Policitians, Oligarchs and Big Pharma working in tandem…… Continue reading Stop Science being Strangled by Politics

Q&A #2 : What is Important for Success?

Query from MGF: What is important for success? Answer : That’s a very tricky and personal question, ultimately it depends on a host of things, like having a vision and the determination to realise it. The best I can do is to answer this in a general way by focusing on … People‚Äôs Basic Traits…… Continue reading Q&A #2 : What is Important for Success?

Covid-19 : Imperial Hubris – Reproducabiliy isn’t Correctness

Imperial College (an Alma Mater on mine) seems to be engaged in damage control after Prof Neil Ferguson’s consistently inaccurate modelling predictions regarding the Covid-19 outbreak. Their latest claim is that the results of their program CovidSim are “reproducible”. Well bully for them and that’s as maybe, but that doesn’t mean the results are correct,…… Continue reading Covid-19 : Imperial Hubris – Reproducabiliy isn’t Correctness

Getting a Good Double Bass Sound

This Post is really aimed at people just starting out with the Double Bass. It could also be used by more experienced players for ideas on practicing, with the aim of improving the sound and projection on your bass. You might also like to download the Double Bass String Survival Guide from D’Addario, there is…… Continue reading Getting a Good Double Bass Sound

Covid-19 : This is one Angry Scotsman

Just a quick Post. You probably remember this gentle Scotsman from the BBC documentary called Coast, a wonderful trip around the perimeter of our Sceptred Isles. Well now he is a very angry man. I will not steal his thunder, this is a 24 carat rant … https://youtu.be/nZNmdDv48xE Neil Oliver … stand well back ……… Continue reading Covid-19 : This is one Angry Scotsman

Covid-19 : How Many Deaths Was That?

A recent Freedom Of Information (FOI) request [FOI/2021/3240] to the Office of National Statistics (ONS) asking how many deaths have been due solely to Covid-19? So this excludes deaths of patients with co-morbidities like heart problems and obesity, quite common in those who died as their average age was 84 years. The surprising answer was…… Continue reading Covid-19 : How Many Deaths Was That?

Covid-19 : Hello Omicron – Back to Normal

Oh yes, and proof that Lockdowns make things worse The rapid spread of the Omicron strain has thrown up an interesting opportunity to compare the effectiveness of Lockdowns in Scotland and England. A recent video by the reliable Dr John Campbell shows a simple graph of the spread in each Country. During the period of…… Continue reading Covid-19 : Hello Omicron – Back to Normal