I was in Cumbria this week visiting my very elderly godfather who lives in Langdale in the heart of the Lake District. This was the view, snapped with my mobile phone, just down the road from his house.
This caught my eye as the parent of a daughter with an HSBC account about to start university.
Or is the scientific paper this blog refers to a spoof?
Just to test YouTube’s blog posting feature, I thought I would steer you to a favourite moment from Eddie Izzard’s repertoire.
Walter Haut, the US Army Air Force public relations officer who issued the famous “flying saucer” press release after the Roswell incident in 1947, wrote this affidavit confirming that he did see what he believed to be an extraterrestrial craft and beings. Published last week, he had asked for it to remain sealed until after his death in 2006.
I’m not a medical professional, but in all of the literature I’ve ever read about Down’s syndrome, I’ve never seen a claim that it is caused by oxygen starvation during birth. This news item (concluded by an invitation to buy furniture) suggest otherwise. I wonder what the medical evidence is for their claim? It seems wildly off the mark to me.