Monthly Archives: July 2014

Loch Fyne – the next Turbine Alley?

Click on the link for photos. There are no less than three proposed new windfarms over and above all the others down the Kintyre Peninsula. As September looms large we can only hope that sense will prevail after a No vote. … Continue reading

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The Wind Farms destroy jobs, not create them

  As a Pilot myself and with a son who is a flying instructor and commercial pilot I am aware as most on the dangers of building wind farms near airfields, especially those in General Aviation. In my past I … Continue reading

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Northern Ireland – The Land of the Turbines

Whilst we fought against wind farms in England, Wales and Scotland, we missed what was happening to Northern Ireland. We know the aggravation of Eire which came somewhat later to the Wind Scam, but whose politicians and councillors have been … Continue reading

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The latest UN Climate Conference on Maragarita Island, Venezuela

WASTING AWAY IN MARGARITAVILLE The recent UN sponsored ‘Climate Change Conference’ in Venezuela (which called for death to capitalism to save us from climate change) was held the at 5-star ‘Hotel Venetur Margarita’ (formerly the Hilton Margarita) on Margarita Island … Continue reading

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Reality dawns, for those who want to listen

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Explosion of Ticks and Flies

Tis a bad year for creepy crawlies not helped by a mild winter but the decimation of the bird species by the wind turbines probably has done irrepairable damage which all the experts wont accept until it is too late. Nature … Continue reading

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The Green Blob

Owen Patterson’s article from the Telegraph. If ever you thought the Green Lobbyists are out of control and need immediate investigation by the Charities Commission, this will confirm your worst fears. By Owen Paterson 12:38AM BST 20 Jul 2014 Every … Continue reading

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University of Edinburgh: Fire is a Major Cause of Accidents in Wind Turbines

Originally posted on Quixotes Last Stand:
University of Edinburgh — July 16, 2014 Fires impact on wind farms Fire is a major cause of accidents in wind turbines, according to research involving Edinburgh engineers. Researchers carried out a global assessment…

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Highlands Policing 2014

Is this Sauchiehall Street in Glasgow, the centre of Manchester or Soho? No it is outside MacDonalds in the Centre of Inverness. Sir Stephen House, Chief Constable of Police Scotland, considers this a proportionate response. What world does he and … Continue reading

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SNH Survey

SNH is doing a customer survey. Their customers it would seem are developers and planners, not the people who pay their wages! I think all of us who have to deal with SNH have been extremely disappointed at their behaviour … Continue reading

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Another of Scotland Iconic Wild Places under Threat

Mountaineers have objected to a proposed wind farm in highland Perthshire. A proposal for the 24-turbine wind farm at Talladh-a-Bheithe estate, near Rannoch Moor, was submitted to the Scottish government last week. The Mountaineering Council of Scotland claim the farm … Continue reading

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First you’re excited then you realise they still haven’t got it!

Grant Shapps, Chairman of the Conservative Party has thrown down the gauntlet that says no more onshore wind farms. Up yours, Cleggie! A hard and straight reaction that wind has had it’s day and subsidies must be axed. Never mind … Continue reading

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They’ve all gone Bananas in Westminster!

Smart meters are anything but SMART Unveiled: New £200 ‘smart’ meters every household must pay for (but may not work) o Minister and Bob Geldof to launch £11bn scheme to make us all use ‘green’ meters… which other EU nations … Continue reading

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Cameron announces his new Cabinet by Tweets!

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The Heartland Institute – Free thinking or Climate Sceptics?

“The Heartland Institute is a 30-year-old national non-profit organization devoted to discovering, developing, and promoting free-market solutions to social and economic problems. Heartland’s Center on Climate and Environmental Policy promotes pro-environment policies based on sound science and economics, not alarmism … Continue reading

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The Carrier Elizabeth – Is it fit for purpose?

  Great pride of a major Carrier built in the UK eclipsed the reality that it uses ordinary engines rather than being nuclear powered, which limits its ability, and that there are no aircraft yet available which can fly off … Continue reading

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What the Politicians should know about Intermittent Power Supply

We challenge our Politicians for their lack of Knowledge about our Energy Supplies but they do have access at to briefing notes. A big pity that they so seldom seem to read them! (or possibly their inability to understand them) … Continue reading

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Danger, Ospreys Nesting!

  Eventually a worthwhile use for a wind turbine!   This from New Jersey is a great use for a wind turbine although those that protect Ospreys from people may consider that perhaps these birds may sometimes enjoy a bit … Continue reading

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Brian Wilson on Energy

  I heard the other day that the SNP have our mandate for their renewable policy. Well I do remember the elections that got them into power. I remember that Labour had bankrupted the Country, agreed the Climate Change Act … Continue reading

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More Scottish Jobs?

This massive ship has arrived in the Cromarty Firth carrying concrete caissons for the Moray Firth Wind Farm built in SCOTLAND Spain. You really could not make it up! Only a few months back we had the First Minister visiting Nigg and … Continue reading

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