Friday 29 July 2016

#HinkleyPoint "Did You Hear the One About the Seismologist and the Nuclear Reactor?" #NuclearPower #DragonsandFables

"Go Away! Go Away!" "Woof woof! Woof woof!"

Quote; "Sharpness (Berkeley
Magnox nuclear facility), close to vulnerable areas of the A38 and M5..".....

(........I had a pdf file map of Britain showing the various nuclear facilities which I have, unfortunately, been unable to find again having lost the file owing to a PC crash. There were two facilities detailed at the very mouth of The Severn itself on either side of the estuary*. It struck me at the time that any tsunamic event which might hit the area would strike these sites with tremendous force and almost certainly distribute radioactive contaminant all over the already devasted region.)" From "What's that Coming Over the Hill?"  "Arafel"

Quote; "Oldbury nuclear power station near Bristol has stopped generating electricity after 45 years.

Both of the station's reactors were scheduled to be turned off in 2008, but had their operational life extended.

Reactor two was turned off in 2011 and reactor one was finally shut down at 11:00 GMT on Wednesday.

The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and Magnox, which owns the site, said continued operation was not economically viable.

The switch-off was watched through a video link by many of the station's 500 staff in Oldbury's canteen."  Go to:

*Infact there are several sites, one of the reactors at Hinkley is infact still in operating...

Sharpness Berkley and Oldbury have now ceased producing power and are either in the process of being decommissioned or have been so (not of-course that the areas themselves can really be described as safe as yet), but the insanity at Hinkley continues..........

"Dragons and Fables"

"Recently, an earthquake occurred along the English Channel
coast, with its epicentre at Folkestone in Kent, at
8.28 a.m. (local time) on 28 April 2007. The local earthquake
magnitude was estimated by the British Geological Survey
as 4.2ML (Walker and Musson, 2007) and no discernable
affect was reported on the sea. However, worryingly, a local
news outlet reported that coastal residents on feeling the
tremor “started rushing out from their houses and on to the
beach for safety” (Kent News, 2007)! This highlights the
need to assess the threat from tsunami and associated hazards
in Britain and, if appropriate, raise public awareness of
the potential hazards."


According to "The Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences Organisation" (go to.... ), siesmic events either in or on either side of The Channel are historically far from rare!

"I tell you naught for your comfort, Yea naught for your desire, Save that the sky grows darker yet, And the sea rises higher." - GK Chesterton

"..a 2005 BBC2 Timewatch documentary which was postponed and re-edited after the Asian tsunami due to its sudden topicality. It documented how, out of a clear blue sky on 30th January 1607, nearly 600 km of the Devon, Somerset and Welsh coast was inundated by a wave of up to 7.5m (25ft). The ‘largest and most destructive flood in British history’ , it may have been caused by a tsunami deriving from an undersea quake, the wave reaching up to 14 miles inland (to the foot of Glastonbury Tor), leaving a temporary inland sea of over 200 square miles for ten days, and drowning around 2,000. For the benefit of sceptics, the academic study the documentary was based on pointed out a 1755 seaquake off Portugal had sent out a 15m (49ft) high tsunami that killed nearly 50,000. There has also been a claim a tsunami hit Dorset in 1868 – luckily the relatively deserted stretch of shore west of Portland."


..I watched the "Timewatch" documentary when it was screened, the evidence for the tsunami it dealt with seemed very strong as too did that of their estimation for the event's source (the point where the European continental shelf ends some considerable miles S.W of Ireland in the N.Atlantic).

"The Great Flood
The great flood was seen by some at the time
as a judgement from God on his people. It is
generally considered to have been the result
of an exceptionally high tide coupled with a
storm surge, rather than the more modern
tsunami theory. Flood prevention from a Severn barrage in this
instance would be direct, in the manner of the Thames Barrier. The
conditions for such a storm surge to occur again
are possible though of low probability..........
...A barrage could hold water out of the upstream river systems at high
tide, meaning that if there were some hours warning of flash floods, as
was the case in summer 2007, generation would cease and the
barrage sealed at the first available low water. At Gloucester this
would make a 2 metre difference to water levels on a spring tide, on a
neap tide this would mean no reduction in water levels, though still a
four metre difference further downstream at Sharpness (Berkeley
Magnox nuclear facility), close to vulnerable areas of the A38 and M5.." from...

"...  Nb. Of-course it is unlikely that the U.K's Atomic Energy Authority would espouse the tsunami theory to its "stakeholders" (far too much money involved), look at where they placed their facilities. Berkley is now described as "closed" by the UAEA . "..

and this from WalesOnline ...

The delicate relationship between the coastal areas of Britain and the sea was known by our forebears.
The Holy Isle of Arianrhod "Lady of the Lake" (now known as Glastonbury Tor), was surrounded by.. a lake before the monks drained the marshes
(and as we know "Puff the Magic Dragon lived by the sea" too...).
I am convinced that "The Great Dragon of Uffington"  

Dragon Hill
represents a serious attempt by our ancestors to reconcile these forces." Go to:

"Can't Happen HERE they Say!"

Quote: "The 1755 Lisbon earthquake, also known as the “Great Lisbon Earthquake” and “the Disaster at Lisbon”, occurred in the Kingdom of Portugal on Saturday, 1 November 1755, the Catholic holiday of All Saints' Day, at around 9:40 am. Seismologists today estimate the Lisbon earthquake had a magnitude in the range 8.5–9.0 on the moment magnitude scale, with an epicentre in the Atlantic Ocean about 200 km (120 mi) WSW of Cape St. Vincent."..........
..."There were three distinct quake shocks over a ten minute period. The first shock was followed by an even more powerful second shock which sent buildings toppling down. According to reports, the tremors and the ground motions from this shock lasted for three-and-one-half minutes. Gigantic fissures of up to 15 feet wide tore through the centre of Lisbon. A third shock was less powerful. Effects from the earthquake were far reaching. Severe shaking was felt in North Africa where the quake caused heavy loss of life in towns of Algeria and Morocco - more than 400 miles south of Lisbon. The town of Algiers was completely destroyed. Tangiers suffered great loss of lives and extensive damage.
The earthquake was particularly destructive in Morocco, where approximately 10,000 people lost their lives. Archival records document that the coastal towns of Rabat, Larache, Asilah, and Agadir (named Santa Cruz while under Portuguese rule) suffered much damage. Even the cities of Fez, Meknes and Marrakesh in the interior were similarly damaged. Mosques, synagogues, churches, and many other buildings collapsed in Meknes, where there was heavy loss of life.
In Europe the Lisbon earthquake caused considerable damage in Spain - particularly in Madrid and Seville. Shaking was felt in France, Switzerland, and Northern Italy, too.
However, the worst damage occurred in the south-west of Portugal. Lisbon and its inhabitants were particularly badly hit by the earthquake. In 1755, Lisbon was a great city legendary for its wealth, prosperity and sophistication, it was one of the most beautiful cities in Europe with an estimated population of 275,000.
When the earthquake arrived, most of Lisbon's population were praying in six magnificent cathedrals, including the great Basilica de Sao Vincente de Fora. Within minutes, this great thriving city-port of Lisbon, capital of Portugal and of the vast Portuguese empire and seat of learning in Europe, was reduced to rubble.
The destruction caused by the earthquake was beyond description. Lisbon's great cathedrals, Basilica de Santa Maria, Sao Vincente de Fora, Sao Paulo, Santa Catarina, the Misericordia - all full of worshipers - collapsed, killing thousands. Lisbon's whole quay and the marble-built Cais De Pedra along the Tagus disappeared into the river, burying with it hundreds of people who had sought refuge." Go to:

Arafel Comment:  As is now becoming clear to serious geoarchaeologists these events have a definite periodicity based on the tolerances and pressures to which the major tectonic plates are subject. If our "Dragon" was responsible for our 17c tsunami here in the U.K is it not also likely to have been responsible for the loss of Lyonesse and if so is it not probable that such an event will occur again?

""Biggest Tremor in the U.K for SIX YEARS Shakes the South West"

The nation was hit by its biggest earthquake in six years today, shaking homes and leaving ­residents frightened and confused.
The 4.1 magnitude quake was felt over hundreds of miles, with thousands of people caught in the tremors across the West Country and South Wales.
Sally Norden, of Barnstaple, North Devon, said: “I thought I was going mad. I was just sat having a cuppa in my front room and I felt the earth move.
“I looked outside and the birds seemed to be noisy and flying off. It was scary and I was left feeling disorientated.”
The 10-second tremor struck at 1.21pm and Emma Larkworthy, also from the area, said: “My daughter and I felt the house shudder.
"It was scary hearing what we thought was a loud bang and then all the furniture shook, then we heard like a rumble and rattling and we couldn’t fathom out where it was coming from.”"" Go to:

Also from; "What's that Coming Over the Hill? "
Quote; "Ask yourselves how it has come to be acceptable for, for instance; The Russian and American presidents (ostensibly -and in reality- gnashing their teeth over Poland), to cabal themselves during the recent summit in Tokyo, get their heads together on how to repair the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa reactor ( -Edited 11/12/10-), and keep the whole affair from the public?
How is it that the B.B.C can show wonderful pictures of Britain from the air, including aerial shots taken with isotopic-radiation sensitive cameras, but all that Friends of the Earth and Greenpeace can just about manage (with anything like an international profile), is to keep the blood-thirsty Japanese off the whales for another season and ignore all the other oceanic life out there dying of our ignorance." Go to:

I make no apology for the remark above (originally posted on the MediaLens forum -unfortunately the MediaLens forum itself is now defunct-, in 2009 Go to:  -well before #Fukushima-), for whilst things have changed a little within the organisations the prioritisation of mere (what "one" might describe as), "gung-ho protection" of the cetacean population by both Greenpeace and Friends of the Earth continues and still does not extend to the very vital (even more so since Fukushima), epidemiological study of the long term effects on all oceanic life of mankind's abuse of the atom (Mr "I'm such a conservationist" Attenborough -he doesn't seem to have ever heard the term "Imperialist" or of Hans Rosling, see ""Decolonizing Humanity by Reconnecting with the Earth" Emergence Theory and Social Engineering incl. full "Overpopulation Myth" lecture: Hans Rosling-)" Go to:
-, and the rest).


Also see: "Japan Under the Sword" Go to: , "Japan Under the Sword (continued)" Go to: 
& "International Atomic Energy Authority "Protects Against Truth and Irradiates People" For full #Fukushima archive go to:

"Arafel" Comment:  The questions always arise what are the alternatives for fuel and employment? As is so often the case with such problems perhaps it is helpful firstly to examine what the answer is not (or "the via negativa"**)!

Quote; "A voice of dissent; quote: "Nobel Laureate Robert B. Laughlin exposes the consequences and limitations of biofuels from manure and corn ethanol to switchgrass and algae.
The energy industry’s sudden interest in algae might also be part of this absurdity, unfortunately. Green politics powerfully encourages “greenwash,” the practice of associating yourself with green causes to look more environmentally friendly than you actually are. Although the investments that the oil majors are presently making in algae look technically legitimate, they might just be public relations expenditures. We can’t tell, for the amounts of money involved, though considerable, are smaller than the potential costs of taxation, regulation, and political vexations that might be visited upon them for not being sufficiently green. Absent some truly unprecedented discovery or breakthrough, it will be hard not to smile knowingly whenever world-famous geneticists begin explaining their strategic algae oil partnerships that involve no farming until sometime way in the future, if ever." Go to

My comment: "…and how much do you think cleaning up"...the effects of.."the nuclear industry will cost? As with the previous century’s “green” research INVESTMENT is required, or one can continue to pedal the myth that the notion of an “unsustainable economy” is NOT an oxymoron."...Also
"It is vital to realise that INVESTMENT also means investment in education"..."How myopic to assume that even the “most able” are unable to provide an answer in adulthood when they have received no encouragement (infact been actively dissuaded from, cajoled and FORCED not), to explore the alternative paradigms which inform such research as children.

Considering the blinkered attitude towards mycological and bacteriological research displayed by the academic institutions generally (revealed on my thread;
Mycology and Bio-Remediation..or; "Why Should #Fukushima Become a Japanese "Bearded-Lady"?" Go to: ), it is hardly surprising no one has an answer as yet.

Comment from Sean OHanlon on the same article: quote; "So Robert Laughlin shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1998. Good for him; But Algae cultivation is about Biology & Systems Engineering, not Physics. To me this is another case of someone who clearly hasn’t spoken with any leading researchers in the field of algae R&D or attended a single conference to get a pulse on the state of the industry.

Fresh water? Why would we want clean water to grow algae? Not only does algae capture CO2 but it also has the ability to sequester heavy metals and other toxins that no reasonable person would want released into the air or water. In addition, Algae has the ability to cut energy consumption in Wastewater treatment plants by as much as 80 percent. Even if that number were only 20% it would still be a technology well worth pursuing."

Dr. Laughlin also chooses to narrowly focus on saltwater micro-algae. This is another major miscalculation. We have barely scratched the surface of what can be done by the over 100,000 species of micro-algae in the world. We haven’t even started to take a serious look at the macro-algae that grow faster and have a higher sugar content. And as for: “there is no saltwater agriculture industry at the moment from which you can make crop comparisons” Not true, The Irish have been harvesting algae for centuries and Asia has been cultivating it for decades now. (Where do you think your sushi wrap comes from?) Algae is already being grown profitably as feed for livestock, pharmaceuticals, and DHA Omega 3′s just to name a few.

The cost of producing biofuels is getting cheaper all the time while exploration, drilling, and refining oil is getting ever more difficult, costlier, and dangerous. (Let’s not forget the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill that took 11 lives and went on for over 90 days just last year; Not to mention the environmental damage that will last for decades.) Take away the tax breaks and other advantages that petroleum currently enjoys and it immediately becomes economically unsustainable to the tune of ~$13/gallon and up for gasoline.

Thank you for your opinion Dr. Laughlin. However, Your opinion is clearly not supported by the facts."

Re: “clean” water (see above), there’s a difference between “capture” and “proliferation”, you can’t continue to pollute the body (even when using maggots to clean-up a wound)." From "
Aunt Sally Whipping the Boy" Go to:

Nuclear Power = Nuclear Weapons? No joke! : Not just the obvious ones either but also (as with so many of the more abusive unsustainable "industries**"), nuclear power's "by-products" are now used extensively, the most infamous and controversial being that of "depleted uranium" both for armour and for armoured piercing ordnance, quote; "If (as John Keats would have us believe), '"Beauty is truth, truth beauty," "(and)" - that is all/Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.' Which is more repugnant, the hand-ringing posturing of the British Government over the (alleged), use of chemical agents and incendiary weapons by the Syrian regime on its own population, or the deformed children born to the victims of N.A.T.O since the inception of the war of aggression that The West has been perpetrating against the "dissenting" Arab states for more than two decades? Surely it is human behaviour itself which truly defines the nature of that which is ugly (the foetus is utterly defenceless against such; "reckless hate")?"....
"The notion that the N.A.T.O countries occupy the moral high-ground with regard to the use of weapons of mass destruction would be laughable if it wasn't so repellent so why does our mainstream media so consistently fail to draw the obvious parallels between that which our governments condemn and that which they perpetrate themselves?" "Editorial Balance (re: Syria and the use of W.M.Ds)"
Go to: For images links re: #D.U.
 The western mainstream media constantly pose the question; "what motivates the acts of barbarism of which so-called "Islamic State" seem so often capable?!" Never allowing themselves to consider that perhaps it is not just the West's use of weapons containing contaminants and pollutants such as d.u but also its willfull denial of the consequences of same that rouses its victims to such fury! Also see; ""Burning Flag" The Rage of The Caliphate" Go to: 

*The problem with "-isms" is that they are made up of many "-ists".
***Using the term very advisedly see; "The Philosophy of "The Loss Leader"" Go to:
Quote: "When the nuclear industry claims that nuclear power is "carbon -free", it is basically taking advantage of the fact that many people don’t know the difference between a "carbon footprint" and "direct carbon emissions". Our individual direct CO2 emissions are basically limited to whatever CO2 we exhale when we breathe- but our carbon footprint is much larger than those limited emissions. Our individual carbon footprint depends on how much gasoline we use, how much electricity we use, and, in general, how much of anything and everything we consume or use. Studies that show nuclear is carbon-neutral are considering only the direct emissions, not the carbon footprint."...From "Flush the Greenwash": Nuclear Power's True CO2 Profile" Go to: 

#BioFuelsArchive: "Tell the #EU to Ban (monocultural land-based) BioFuels!": Rainforest Rescue; #COP21 #OceanBasedBioFuels #CERN #Fukushima" Go to:
, "Plastics, Bio-Fuels, Synergisms, Synthesis and Balance" Pt.1, go to:
' "Plastics, Bio-fuels, Synergisms, Synthesis and Balance." Pt., go to:

and "Plastic from Trees! British company leads the field.." Go to:

Lyonesse: Quote; "If "The Dragon" of Uffington does represent "a serious attempt to reconcile these forces" one would expect there to be evidence of previous tsunamis generated by the fault concerned. Well perhaps there is in the legend of the "lost" land of Lyonesse, quote: "The legend of a sunken kingdom appears in both Cornish and Breton mythology. In Christian times it came to be viewed as a sort of Cornish Sodom and Gomorrah, an example of divine wrath provoked by unvirtuous living, although the parallels were limited in that Lyonesse remained in Cornish thought very much a mystical and mythical land, comparable to the role of Tir na nÓg in Irish mythology.[citation needed]
There is a Breton parallel in the tale of the Cité d'Ys, similarly drowned as a result of its debauchery with a single virtuous survivor escaping on a horse, in this case King Gradlon. The Welsh equivalent to Lyonesse and Ker Ys is Cantre'r Gwaelod, a legendary drowned kingdom in Cardigan Bay.
It is often suggested that the tale of Lyonesse represents an extraordinary survival of folk memory of the flooding of the Isles of Scilly and Mount's Bay near Penzance.[2] For example, the Cornish name of St Michael's Mount is Karrek Loos y'n Koos - literally, "the grey rock in the wood". Cornish people around Penzance still get occasional glimpses at extreme low water of a sunken forest in Mount's Bay, where petrified tree stumps become visible. The importance of the maintenance of this memory can be seen in that it came to be associated with the legendary British hero Arthur, although the date of its inundation is actually c.2500 BC." Go to:

..and as we know the loss of considerable areas of land from these islands following the retreat of the ice-sheets at the end of the last ice-age and subsequent geological movements and sea-level rises is becoming increasingly better understood and documented." From; ""The Cerridwen" an Update on the Mesolithic, Neolithic and Bronze Age Landscape" Go to:

Petition: "Switch to the Renewable Plan B for Hinkley C – fit for the 21st Century" Go to:

Petition: Greenpeace "Hinkley's already 8 years overdue. And by the time it's finished it'll be the most expensive object on earth." Go to:

...and to illustrate the point that NASA and many others are now taking the subject of #OceanBasedBiofuels far more seriously I'll do that which I would usually eschew and publish the Google Search results, go to:

Quote; "..there is a far greater objection to Hinkley than that: it is a deeply flawed project, driven more by political vanity than economic rationale, the numbers of which make no sense whatsoever. The new British government of Prime Minister Theresa May would be right to pull the plug, regardless of any Chinese involvement.

Warnings that Beijing could turn out Britain’s lights if a future prime minister were to meet the Dalai Lama make eye-catching headlines. But the evidence that London’s review of Hinkley was prompted by security concerns is remarkably thin. It consists largely of a blog post on a right-wing website written last October by the director of an education charity who was later appointed May’s joint chief of staff. In the post, he cited an article in The Times newspaper, claiming unnamed “security experts... are worried that the Chinese could use their role to build weaknesses into computer systems which will allow them to shut down Britain’s energy production at will”.

Maybe, but that should be the least of London’s concerns over Hinkley. The real problem with the project is its cost. The new nuclear power station was conceived in 2008 in order to help the British government meet its aim of reducing carbon emissions by 80 per cent by 2050, an aim that was itself a vanity project intended to showcase Britain’s supposed environmental leadership. However, the chosen design, the European Pressurised Reactor promoted by the French state-controlled company EDF, remains an untested technology. The first EPR project to go ahead, a power plant in Finland, is currently running nine years behind schedule and more than 100 per cent over budget.

Construction costs for Hinkley are estimated at

£18 billion (HK$184 billion), which would make it by far the most expensive power station in the world. But that’s only part of the objection. In order to persuade EDF to shoulder the construction costs, in 2013 the British government guaranteed that Hinkley would be able to sell its electricity to the grid at a index-linked price of £92.50 per MWh. At the time, oil was trading at US$120 a barrel, and Britain’s wholesale peak power prices were as much as £80 per MWh. Since then oil and gas prices have tumbled and British electricity prices have slumped to £40 per MWh – less than half the cost of power from Hinkley." Go to: For full article.

Quote; "A new report finds that 28 nuclear reactors, 18 of them EDF plants in France and one at Sizewell in the UK, are at risk of failure 'including core meltdown' due to flaws in safety-critical components in reactor vessels and steam generators, writes Oliver Tickell. The news comes as EDF credit is downgraded due to a growing cash flow crisis and its decision to press on with Hinkley C.

As a result of AREVA's failures, a significant share of the French nuclear reactor fleet is at increased risk of severe radiological accident, including fuel core meltdown. However, there is no simple or quick fix to this problem.

A new review of the safety of France's nuclear power stations has found that at least 18 of EDF's units are are "operating at risk of major accident due to carbon anomalies."
The review was carried out at the request of Greenpeace France following the discovery of serious metallurgical flaws by French regulators in a reactor vessel at Flamanville, where an EPR plant is under construction.
The problem is that parts of the vessel and its cap contain high levels of carbon, making the metal brittle and potentially subject to catastrophic failure. These key components were provided by French nuclear engineering firm Areva, and forged at its Le Creusot.
"The nature of the flaw in the steel, an excess of carbon, reduces steel toughness and renders the components vulnerable to fast fracture and catastrophic failure putting the NPP at risk of a major radioactive release to the environment", says nuclear safety expert John Large, whose consultancy Large Associates (LA) carried out the Review.
His report examines how the defects in the Flamanville EPR reactor pressure vessel came about during the manufacturing process, and escaped detection for years after forging. It then goes on to investigate what other safety-critical nuclear components might be suffering from the same defects.
Steam generators at 28 EDF nuclear sites at risk
After several months of investigation LA found that critical components of a further 28 nuclear plants were forged by Le Creusot using the same process. These are found in the steam generators - large, pod-like boilers - that have been installed at operational EDF nuclear power stations across France.
The conclusion is based on documents provided by IRSN (the independent French Institut de Radioprotection et de Sûreté Nucléaire) that reject assurances given by both EDF and Areva that there is no safety risk from steam generators containing the excess carbon flaw.
In August 2016, IRSN warned the French nuclear safety regulator Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire (ASN) that:

  • EdF's submission was incomplete;
  • there is a risk of abrupt rupture which could lead to a reactor core fuel melt; and
  • immediate "compensatory" measures need to be put in place to safeguard the operational NPPs involved.

"As a result of Areva's failures, a significant share of the French nuclear reactor fleet is at increased risk of severe radiological accident, including fuel core meltdown"
, said Large. "However, there is no simple or quick fix to this problem.
"The testing and inspection regime currently underway by Areva and EDF is incapable of detecting the extent and severity of the carbon problem and, moreover, it cannot ensure against the risk of rapid component failure. It is most certain that the IRSN finding will equally applies to replacement steam generators exported by Areva to overseas nuclear power plants around the world."
EDF reactors face protracted closure, credit rating falls
EDF stated yesterday that it will carry out further tests on 12 nuclear reactors during their planned outages in the coming months - and that extended periods of outage are to be expected. "There are outages that could take longer than planned", an EDF spokesman told Reuters.
"In 2015, we discovered the phenomenon of carbon segregation in the Flammanville EPR reactor. We decided to verify other equipments in the French nuclear park to make sure that other components are not impacted by the phenomenon."
In anticipation of the nuclear closures, year-ahead electricity prices rose in the French wholesale power market, forcing power rises across Europe up to a one-year high.
Meanwhile Moody's has downgraded EDF credit ratings across a spectrum of credit instruments. EDF's long-term issuer and senior unsecured ratings fell from A2 to A3 while perpetual junior subordinated debt ratings fell to Baa3 from Baa2. Moody's also  downgraded the group's short-term ratings to Prime-2 from Prime-1.
According to Moody's, "the rating downgrade reflects its view that the action plan announced by EDF in April 2016, which includes government support, will not be sufficient to fully offset the adverse impact of the incremental risks associated the Hinkley Point C (HPC) project on the group's credit profile.
"Moody's believes that the significant scale and complexity of the HPC project will affect the group's business and financial risk profiles. This is because the HPC project will expose EDF and its partner China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN, A3 negative) to significant construction risk as the plant will use the same European Pressurised reactor (EPR) technology that has been linked with material cost overruns and delays at Flamanville in France and Olkiluoto 3 in Finland. In addition, none of the four plants using the EPR technology currently constructed globally is operational yet."
Once rating agencies have had time to evaluate the seriousness of EDF's current problems with reactors packed with unsafe critical components, further downgrades may follow. "The ratings could be downgraded if (1) credit metrics fall below Moody's guidance for the A3 rating; or (2) EDF were to be significantly exposed to AREVA NP's liabilities"*, the agency warns." Go to: For full article.

*Bold mine.

Wednesday 27 July 2016

"Fake Britain" #GoPokeYourMum #AuricDisruption #WiFi #EMPollution #Buffy #UncutCrystals

If I can't smoke MJ in the park why on earth should anyone be allowed to do this...?

Yeuk! That was unattractive.. ("good plan Spike!"), ....

Seriously though the auric disruption caused by these devices is lethal (and I would call what happened to me in Hoglands Park Southampton -England-, on Saturday an assault), so far worse than any wiff of freedom (sorry marijuana), in the park by any; toddler, lunatic, officer of the law or anyone else!* #FreetheWeed #Legaliseit

*With the proviso that I too object to the stench of corruption, by which I mean the cheesy stink of Triffid (Mr.Wyndham Price!), adieu ....troops long past review..adieu...

"Un-cut" crystals: A few links to merchants providing un-cut/unpolished crystals, "un-cut" is important because it means the stone has not been "imprinted" with the vibrations of a craftsman (something that I prefer to be bespoke and not "off-the-shelf" anyway), although such gems can be imprinted this requires more effort on your part* (after which the stone or gem will be equally effective), generally for vibrational cleansing (and essentially for other vibrational work such as "potentising" -re: the work of Doctors Masaru Emoto and Edward Bach-), uncut sones are far preferable;
(other stockists are available, I recommend you visit your local store and choose your own stones in person wherever and whenever possible).
#WiFiOff: I have never owned a mobile phone and use a direct internet connection from the router at home, I did however find it necessary to request that the WiFi signal from the router was turned off at source by my service provider as no provision is made on commercial routers which would allow the customer to do so themselves, this (if nothing else), should tell you something..


Also see: #WiFi #ClimateChange #Arafel "Peering Through the Clouds of Unknowing" Go to: & "The Synernistic Health Effects Between Chemical Pollutants and Electromagnetic Fields"; #Kirlian and International Appeal: #WiFi #EMR Go to:
For full #WiFi #EMPollution archive.

Sunday 24 July 2016

#Fluoride "After 40 or More YEARS my Suspicions are Confirmed; "Y Chromosome Damage"

Quote; "Highlights

F (fluoride) changed histological structure of testes, reduced sperm quality.
F reduced the testosterone contents of serum and testis.
F decreased the expressions of Sly, HSF2 and Ssty2.
Depressed HSF2 level resulted in the down-regulation of Ssty2 and Sly expression.
F affects spermatogenesis and decreases levels of Y chromosome microdeletion genes.


It is known that during spermatogenesis, pluripotent germ cells differentiate to become efficient delivery vehicles to the oocyte of paternal DNA, and the process is easily damaged by external poison. In this study, the effects of fluoride on the body weight, fluoride content in femur, testosterone levels in serum and testis, sperm quality, and the expressions of Y chromosome microdeletion genes and protein levels were examined in testes of Kunming male mice treated with different concentrations of 0, 25, 50, 100 mg/L of NaF in drinking water for 11 weeks, respectively. The results showed that compared with the control group, fluoride contents in three treatment groups were significantly increased and the structure of testes was seriously injured. The testosterone contents and the sperm count were decreased. Sperm malformation ratio was distinctly elevated. The expressions of Sly and HSF2 mRNA were markedly reduced in 100 mg/L NaF group and Ssty2 mRNA expression was dramatically decreased in 50 and 100 mg/L NaF groups. Meanwhile, the protein levels of Ssty2 and Sly were significantly reduced in 50 and 100 mg/L NaF groups and HSF2 protein levels were significantly decreased in 100 mg/L NaF group. These studies indicated that fluoride had toxic effects on male reproductive system by reducing the testosterone and sperm count, and increasing the sperm malformation ratio, supported by the damage of testicular structure, as a consequence of depressed HSF2 level, which resulted in the down-regulation of Ssty2 and Sly mRNA and protein." Go to:

Arafel: Suffering from the affects of fluoride in high doses is very distressing, my reactions to clinical dental fluoride treatment as a prepubescent have; affected my ability to recover from serious disease and accident, substantially increased the likelihood of one or both being self-inflicted (I self-harm when over stressed, low or under-resourced), and resulted in some heavyweight neurosis, this should surely be properly treated therapeutically  but how can you receive treatment when the condition and it's causes remain unacknowledged? It's dangerous stuff, I've been utilising; zeolites, aloe vera, calcium supplementation, "MJ", yoga. I had  two years of psychotherapy with a therapist who themselves had had a Near Death Experience and wanted me to finish my three year course (which anyone who knows anything about psychotherapy will tell you is usually the minimum for serious cases), but funding cuts etc. intervened and my "outreach" psychotherapy was stopped.

Quote; "Fluoride Damages Your Brain!

If you still believe the myth that fluoride is good for your children’s (and your) teeth, think again. There are a vast number of scientific research studies confirming the opposite – that fluoride is a toxin that is extremely detrimental to your body, your brain, and even to your teeth.
One of the most active research areas today is fluoride’s ability to damage your brain. Recent human studies from China have confirmed the results of previous animal studies; that elevated fluoride exposure leads to reduced I.Q. in children.
Cognitive ability is further reduced if your child is deficient in iodine.
Prior to this, more than 30 animal studies produced since 1992 have reported impairment in learning and memory processes among animals treated with fluoride.
Even at levels as low as 1ppm (part per million), studies have demonstrated direct toxic effects on brain tissue, including:

*Italics mine.

**Quote; "...fluoride is a "whole system" disruptor and can be responsible for ailments as diverse as; fracturing, kidney failure/dysfunction, behavioural problems/brain damage, depression and suicide.
 What I have not seen however (or been able to find so far on-line), are the statistics, the epidemiological evidence which will prove (I now have no doubt), that many of the "victims" of clinical fluoride treatment are no longer with us. For one thing the behavioural changes induced by fluoride treatment are of such an uncontrollable and self-destructive nature that the patient may perish due to some apparently "self-induced" accident superficially unrelated to any dental treatment they may have received (even decades), before. Therefore it is necessary to examine the medical records of all of those patients who received clinical fluoride treatment as children and compare the statistics for the incidences of accidental "premature" deaths (esp. "self-induced" -not necessarily suicide at all but the suicide statistics MUST be examined as-well-), and serious injuries within the treated group with those for the same demographic within the wider population. I call here on The International Society of Doctors for the Environment and The World Health Organisation to "pull their fingers out" and examine the evidence and make their findings known as quickly as humanly possible (not to do so is tantamount to colluding in mass murder)!" Go to: Arafel: "Children have died after swallowing fluoride topically applied on their teeth" & "The Epidemiology of Deaths"

""#ZDT?" Gesundheit! The Death of #Osama Bin Laden?" #HillarysEmails

The following sites were all found with Google however just searching "The Death of Osama Bin Laden" will NOT present the facts, try starting the search (as is well known with many other "conspiracy" searches), with "Did....?". The State Dept. try to "manage" these Google accounts as much as possible.

Quote; "Washington fabricated several key claims regarding the 2011 mission in which a US Navy SEAL team killed Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, according to legendary journalist Seymour Hersh in the latest challenge to the White House’s narrative of the raid.
Hersh, writing in the London Review of Books, has alleged that the United States government and Pakistani officials in fact worked closely–attempting to smooth political and financial concerns between the two nations–prior to the May 2011 assault on bin Laden’s Abbottabad, Pakistan compound.
“The White House still maintains that the mission was an all-American affair, and that the senior generals of Pakistan’s army and Inter-Services Intelligence agency (ISI) were not told of the raid in advance. This is false, as are many other elements of the Obama administration’s account,” Hersh wrote." Go to:
For full article.

Quote; "Osama Bin Laden Hoax

Don’t believe the lies about Osama bin Laden. He was setup as the SCAPEGOAT, to justify invading Iraq and Afghanistan, and to take control of you via The Patriot Act and the Department of Homeland Security.
Here’s the truth…
Osama Bin Laden denied planning the 9/11 attack
The U.S. declined the Taliban’s offer to hand bin Laden over for trial
Osama Bin Laden died years ago from medical issues.
The story of the Navy SEALs killing him was falsified.
Our government never provided proof that they killed him.
The Navy SEALs who died on the helicopter were killed to shut them up.
And a new Congress Bill, HR 2819, would prohibit every Federal employee,
including all military personnel, from talking about it.
This page won’t provide all of the details and evidence, as if it did, it would be so long that most people wouldn’t take the time to read it.
It lists the key points to provide the ‘Big Picture’ of Osama bin Laden, so that you can discover the truth for yourself.
Osama bin Laden worked for the CIA
Bin Laden received training and funding from the CIA, which was backing the Afghan holy warriors – the mujahedeen – who were opposing Soviet forces in Afghanistan.
His real name is Tim Osman.  Here’s proof that he’s CIA
The Taliban Offered Osama bin Laden to the U.S. for trial

On September 20 2001, the Taliban offered to hand Osama bin Laden to a neutral Islamic country for trial if the US presented them with evidence that he was responsible for the attacks on New York and Washington.
The US rejected the offer because they didn’t have proof and the invasion of Afghanistan was preferable anyway.
NOTE: Osama bin Laden was NEVER formally charged by the U.S. for 9/11
Osama bin Laden and Islamic Terrorists DID NOT cause the WTC’s to fall

A few days after the attacks, Osama bin Laden denied any role in them:
The US government has consistently blamed me for being behind every occasion
its enemies attack it. I would like to assure the world that I did not plan the recent attacks, which seem to have been planned by people for personal reasons
CNN, September 17, 2001
Mohammed Atta, the alleged 9/11 ringleader,  has been held for over 10 years, but has never stood trial.  This is because evidence would come to light that shows that it was an inside job.
You can get more information on our 9/11 Truth page
Osama Bin Laden died many years ago

He had total Renal (kidney) failure which means that he needed a dialysis machine, and he had Marfan’s Syndrome.
When he died, his body was frozen for use at a later time, to continue the ‘War On Terror’ narrative.
This allowed our leaders to position him as the ‘Boogie Man’, to give us a face to incite our anger so that they could invade Afghanistan and Iraq, and create the Department of Homeland Security.
9/11 helped justify invading Afghanistan to control their oil and drugs for profits
The U.S. Military is there primarily to protect the building of an oil pipeline, and to profit from the Opium trade to fund the CIA’s black operations.
Osama had supposedly been hiding out for several years in a home that was within miles of a major Afghanistan military training facility.
Do you really believe it would take the world’s best military 9 years to find bin Laden?
He was 6′ 5″ and needed a dialysis machine due to kidney failure.  Don’t you think he would have stood out?
If Google Maps can give you detailed information at the touch of a button, don’t you think the military has a more powerful version that could have found him years ago?*
The story of the Navy SEALs killing of Osama bin Laden was falsified
Members of Navy SEAL Team 6 died that day and their Special Ops helicopter went down, but their deaths were not reported.
Our leaders never showed proof that they killed him and then they buried him at sea, falsely claiming that it was out of respect for Islamic tradition.
SEAL Team Six is one of four U.S. secretive counter-terrorism and Special Mission Units.
It’s against military protocol to reveal the elite team who executed a mission.
Then Navy SEALS from Team 6 were killed to shut them up
Others Team 6 members were mad about the lies regarding their friends and they were talking about it.  Then suddenly, a Unit of SEAL Team 6 members was eliminated.
One thing you can be sure of, the military follows strict protocols.  So when you analyze what our leaders told us about the event, breaches of protocol tell you a different story.
The Navy SEALs top priority is to protect themselves against threats:
Special Ops Teams don’t usually travel in large groups, as it creates too much exposure, and when they split up, they are more agile and can attack the target from several sides.
Yet on this day, there was 38 soldiers on one helicopter.  17 were SEALS, the others were support personnel and 7 Afghan Special Ops soldiers.
The SEALs normally use special ops helicopters such as the MH-47, that are specialized versions of the Chinook.
Supposedly their mission was to intercept a group of Taliban who were escaping the area following an operation by United States Army Rangers.
Yet on that day, they were in a regular National Guard Chinook helicopter.
Then our leaders claimed that they killed the insurgent who fired the rocket

On 10 August 2011, the U.S. military claimed that the insurgent who fired the rocket-propelled grenade had been killed only two days afterward in a Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon airstrike.
How did they know who it was?  Why did they track him for two days before killing him?
Now Congress has proposed a new Bill to shut everyone up
A new bill has been proposed in Congress, HR 2819, that prohibits any “officer or employee of the Federal Government from providing information about the mission to kill Osama bin Laden to any person outside the Federal Government…
So they will expose the name of the Team that supposedly killed him, but now they forbid anyone to talk about it." Go to:
For full article.

Quote; "Merely a week after President Obama announced the death of Osama Bin Laden, there is literally a deluge of evidence that clearly indicates the whole episode has been manufactured for political gain and to return Americans to a state of post-9/11 intellectual castration so that they can be easily manipulated in the run up to the 2012 election. Here are ten facts that prove the Bin Laden fable is a contrived hoax….
1) Before last Sunday’s raid, every intelligence analyst, geopolitical commentator or head of state worth their salt was on record as stating that Osama Bin Laden was already dead, and that he probably died many years ago, from veteran CIA officer Robert Baer, to former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, to former FBI head of counterterrorism Dale Watson. In addition, back in 2002 Alex Jones was told directly by two separate high level sources that Bin Laden was already dead and that his death would be announced at the most politically opportune moment. Top US government insider Dr. Steve R. Pieczenik, a man who held numerous different influential positions under five different Presidents, serving as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State under the Nixon, Ford and Carter, told the Alex Jones Show last week that Bin Laden died of marfan syndrome shortly after he was visited by CIA physicians at the American Hospital in Dubai in July 2001.
2) The official narrative of how the raid unfolded completely collapsed within days of its announcement. First there had been a 40 minute shootout, then there was no shootout and just one man was armed, first Bin Laden was armed then he was not, first Bin Laden used his wife as a human shield and then he did not. First the compound was described as a “$1 million dollar mansion” then it turned out to be a rubbish-strewn dilapidated compound that was worth less than a quarter of that. Almost every single aspect of the official narrative has changed since Obama first described the raid last Sunday as the White House struggles to keep its story straight.
3) The alleged body of Bin Laden was hastily dumped in the sea to prevent any proper procedure of identification. The White House claimed this was in accordance with normal Islamic burial rituals, however numerous Muslim scholars all over the globe disputed this claim, pointing out that Muslims can only be buried at sea if they die at sea. While the White House claimed that Bin Laden’s death on May 1st was proven by DNA and facial recognition evidence, such proof was never released for public scrutiny and the Obama administration refused to release photos of Bin Laden’s dead body, suggesting a cover-up.
4) Despite the fact that the White House released “situation room” photos which purported to show Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden and the rest of Obama’s security staff watching the raid which killed Bin Laden live, it was later admitted by CIA director Leon Panetta that Obama could not have seen the raid because the live feed was cut off before the Navy SEALS entered the compound. The photos were described by many as having “historical significance,” forming a “captivating” record of Obama’s greatest success and being the “defining moment” of his Presidency. One image showed Hillary Clinton with her hand over her mouth as if witnessing an anxious or crucial moment in the raid. Media reports at the time claimed that the photos represented the moment when “The leader of the free world saw the terror chief shot in the left eye.” However, the photos were staged as a PR stunt for public consumption, nobody in the photos ever saw Bin Laden killed live, nor did they see the Navy SEALS even enter the compound.
5) As even mainstream journalists began to cast suspicion on the official narrative behind the raid, the media reported that Al-Qaeda itself had confirmed every detail of Obama’s address the the nation. However, the conduit for such a claim was in fact an organization called SITE, which is a notorious Pentagon propaganda front run by the daughter of an Israeli spy that has been caught on numerous occasions releasing fake cartoonish “Al-Qaeda” videos at the most politically expedient times for both the Bush and Obama administrations. The SITE organization is nothing more than a contractor for the U.S. government, receiving some $500,000 a year annually from Uncle Sam, and yet the corporate media instantly swallowed and regurgitated the claim that “Al-Qaeda” had confirmed the official story after SITE directed them to an anonymous posting on an Islamic website.
6) Almost every single neighbor that lived near the alleged Bin Laden compound in Abbottabad that was interviewed by news reporters said with absolute certainty that they had never seen Bin Laden and that they knew of no evidence whatsoever to suggest he lived there. Since the town is a staging ground for the Pakistani military, which has a training facility situated virtually a stone’s throw away from the alleged Bin Laden compound, residents were required to show ID when they moved into the area. Pakistani troops and anti-terror police in the town refused to confirm that Bin Laden had lived in the house. Barack Obama himself admitted to 60 Minutes that the White House was only 55/45 sure that Osama lived there before the raid and this uncertainty prompted concerns that the US Navy SEALS sent in could have targeted a “prince from Dubai” or some other individual that was not Bin Laden.
7) The videos released by the White House this past weekend which purport to show Osama Bin Laden making Al-Qaeda tapes in October-November 2010 are almost identical to footage first released by Pentagon front group SITE nearly four years ago. Remember, a May 2010 Washington Post story reported how the CIA had admitted to making fake Bin Laden videos. Despite the White House’s insistence that the footage of Bin Laden is recent, he looks younger and healthier than tapes released almost a decade ago, having apparently dyed his beard black. A separate video that purports to show Bin Laden in his compound flicking through satellite TV channels depicts a much older looking man with a gray beard. Analysts have pointed out that the man has different shaped ears to real Osama pictures from back in 2001. A doctor has also pointed out the fact that the man in the tapes released Saturday has no problem moving his left arm, whereas video from 2001 clearly illustrates how Bin Laden was unable to move his left upper extremity because of a permanent injury probably related to damage to the peripheral nerves. Why the cameraman would film the back of Bin Laden’s head as he watches television is also dubious. Residents in the town of Abbottabad claim the man in the “television” video is not Osama, with one individual claiming that the man labeled by the White House as being Bin Laden is actually his neighbor, a man named Akhbar Han.
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8: Despite the fact that numerous neo-cons came out on the days after the alleged raid to erroneously assert that torturing terror suspects at Guantanamo Bay led to the discovery of Bin Laden, Osama himself, the supposed world’s most wanted terrorist and a treasure trove of terror information, despite the fact that he was unarmed, was not taken in for questioning, he was instantly shot in the head according to the official narrative.
9) The US government has been caught on several occasions within the past decade staging military operations for the purposes of generating contrived, pro-war sentiment amongst the American public. Both the “rescue” of Jessica Lynch and the death of Pat Tillman were complete fables, scripted and staged at complete odds with the truth and unleashed on Americans as part of a psychological warfare offensive to elicit support for the war on terror, almost identical to what we’re seeing now with the Bin Laden sideshow. Given the fact that the US government has been caught red-handed scripting tales of pure fiction in order to justify the war on terror, notably in the cases of Jessica Lynch and Pat Tillman, why on earth should we believe them now?
10) Despite the fact that Obama announced last Sunday on live television that the world was now “safer” because Bin Laden was dead, his administration, with the aid of the fearmongering mass media, instantly seized upon the situation to terrify Americans into being afraid of imminent “reprisal” terror attacks inside the United States, later claiming that Bin Laden had formulated an “aspirational rather than operational” plan to derail US trains that travel over 500mph, although no trains in the US can actually travel at such speeds. This led “terror experts” to salivate over how TSA agents were now needed in shopping malls to stick their hands down Americans’ pants, while New York Senator Chuckie Schumer called for the no fly list to be expanded to trains and subways. Obama hurried to ground zero for a photo op as he desperately tried to use the Bin Laden hoax to whip up phony patriotism as a means of boosting his flagging poll numbers. Others, like Democrat Bill Richardson, exploited the situation to try and push through policies that had no connection to Bin Laden or terrorism at all, like cap and trade. The haste with which the whole Bin Laden fable was exploited for political points scoring and as a psychological ploy to return Americans to a post-9/11 state of intellectual castration was painfully transparent*, clearly suggesting that the entire farce was planned well in advance to achieve precisely those goals in the run up to 2012." Go to:

Quote; "Claiming otherwise is one of his many Big Lies. On May 1, 2011, he willfully deceived the US public saying:
“The death of bin Laden marks the most significant achievement to date in our nation’s effort to defeat Al Qaeda.”
“Today’s achievement is a testament to the greatness of our country and the determination of the American people.”
In last Sunday’s London Review of Books, investigative journalist Seymour Hersh shredded Obama’s Big Lie like others before him.
Obama’s official narrative “might have been written by (Alice in Wonderland author) Lewis Carroll,” he said. It was a total fabrication. More on his account below.

Volumes of evidence separate fact from fiction. On July 11, 2002, TheNew York Times said “Osama bin Laden is dead. (He) died in December and was buried in the mountains of southeast Afghanistan.”
“Pakistan’s president, Pervez Musharraf, echoed the information…(T)he truth is that Osama bin Laden is dead.”
The BBC, Fox News and other media sources reported the same information. David Ray Griffin‘s seminal book on the topic titled “Osama Bin Laden: Dead or Alive?” did it best.

He presented “objective evidence and testimonies.” The former includes the following:
Through December 13, 2001, the CIA monitored messages between bin Laden and his associates. Suddenly they stopped.
On December 26, 2001, a leading Pakistani newspaper reported bin Laden’s death. It cited a prominent Taliban official attending his funeral – witnessing his dead body before it was laid to rest.
His was very ill with kidney disease and other ailments. In July 2001, he was treated at the American Hospital in Dubai.
On September 10, 2001 (one day before 9/11), CBS News anchor Dan Rather reported his admittance to a Rawalpindi, Pakistan hospital*.
He had nothing to do with 9/11. An earlier article discussed the Mother of All Big Lies.
In January 2001, Dr. Sanjay Gupta said bin Laden appeared “in the last stages of kidney failure” (according to Griffin) – based on video evidence he saw in late November or early December 2001.
In July 2002, CNN reported the capture of bin Laden’s bodyguards months earlier in February. “Sources believe that if the bodyguards were captured away from bin Laden, it is likely the most-wanted man in the world is dead,” it said.
Washington offered a $25 million reward for information leading to bin Laden’s capture or killing. No one came forward to claim it. More on this below.
Testimonial evidence Griffin cited included influential “people in a position to know” saying bin Laden died in December 2001 including:
  • Pakistan President Musharraf;
  • FBI counterterrorism head Dale Watson;
  • Oliver North saying, “I’m certain that Osama is dead…and so are all the other guys I stay in touch with;”
  • Afghanistan President Karzai;
  • Israeli intelligence saying supposed bin Laden messages were fake; and
  • Pakistan’s ISI “confirm(ing) the death of…Osama bin Laden (and) attribut(ing) the reasons behind Washington’s hiding (the truth) to the desire of (America’s hawks) to use the issue of al Qaeda and international terrorism to invade Iraq.”
In October 2008, former CIA case officer Robert Baer told National Public Radio when asked: “Of course he’s dead*.” Go to:
For full article.

*Italics mine