From October 2002 till October 2009, I lived and worked in London where I started this blog so my family and friends in Belgium were able to know what I was doing in London (although they didn't follow the blog).
In October 2009, I returned to Belgium (forced by circumstances) and now I live in Brussels, capital of Europe. I finally start to get used to my life back in Belgium, the country where I was born but I never really loved.
(12u) More intense upwards airflows in a warming planet
Indeed, a warning planet likely results in stronger upward airflows and maybe less rain as what falls
evaporates or is taken upwards again by these airflows. The result may be
larger hail stones when smaller ones are carried upwards again and again and
increase in size and weight. Prophesies mention they may become as heavy as
50 kg. Indeed, we're told one day we're able to explain the science behind some
also inform that we will continue, and certainly those in positions of power
who know what they are doing, to worship what is dead such as gold, oil and
gas, wood, in short continue to destroy our planet.
Clouds can be amazing
Still, they also
inform we will change for the better, not only in relation to the environment
but also with other people with growing powers of computing and AI that will
ease our lives, help in science but also know what we do to stop criminals.
That's why religious people want that evil happens as they hope they will live
in a better world while they don't seem to understand they are the ones who
cause the troubles and become hated as they refuse to accept science, including
doctors who can prevent and cure illnesses and climate scientists who invent
clean energies and better recycling methods. Later, for a long time coming we
will respect our planet and fellow humans.
don't think it will take another 30 or 40 years because by then humans will
have destroyed everything. And thus, as threshold after threshold is reached,
it's likely climate change speeds up as one fasten the event of something else.
PM May's plan to allow immigration based on skills and wealth was to be expected. After the two golden decades that started under PM Major and continued under PM Blair, the decline continues. Under these two PMs, people from poorer areas were stimulated to follow higher education and to achieve this major investments were done in education in general, including new schools.
Also major investments at universities resulted in collaborations with overseas universities, many foreigners (including from poorer countries) moving to the UK and top research.
Also free healthcare via the NHS whereby major investments resulted in good equipped (new) hospitals, good healthcare professionals and reduced waiting times.
Also a house for everyone was promoted and thus people could buy a property, improve it and sell it naturally more expensive to buy a larger house and repeat the above. This resulted in more expensive and now difficult to buy properties, certainly when houses and flats were sold…
Former USA President Barack Obama hit the hammer on the nail when he spoke at a Democrats fundraiser event. Democrats should stop mourning the loss of the presidential elections 2016 and start to say what they may do when in power. Analyse why then Mr and now President Donald Trump won the elections and find solutions that are better and include almost everyone in society. Otherwise, those "who are" today will be those "who were" tomorrow as the recent N.Y. democratic elections demonstrated when the main candidate lost from an inexperienced "socialist" Democrat. Still, whatever solution, some people will have none of them except the most extreme.
Therefore, politicians should stop to listen to and talk with almost exclusively only (multi)millionaires and billionaires to hear their solutions, i.e. more tax reductions for the rich to stimulate the economy and more penalties for those who don't work, including seriously ill people. Those wealthy have eve…
As usual in May, Belgium Pride took place in Brussels. Indeed, as you notice, in Brussels Pride is early, but again, just like last year we were lucky with the weather: sunny although a little cold (but then, what do you expect in Belgium in early May?). Pride was quite fun. I met up with Kurt and Jethro and we had a nice day. I wore something different from what I normally wear: a pink shirt with green bow tie. It suited me although I say it myself but otherwise I would have worn it.
Of course, there were many people, and some of them were interesting: either in drag, with strange clothes or bare chest. Unfortunately, most were in ordinary clothes: t-shirt and jeans, not worth taking pictures off. I show a small selection of the people. Excuse me the strange way of placing the photo's but I mostly can't place them in the position I would prefer them to be. I was lucky to be able to dance with a few of these people. I also spoke with two guys having fun, one from Israel, the o…