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Admin's Blog – May 2009 Archive (3)

Wild Flowers of Ireland - Amazing work

Hello there,
this is an absolutely amazing website
, compiled by Zoë Devlin
You will find there everything you wish you knew about Irish Wild flowers, beautiful, accurate and concise
It is noted on the summer/autumn edition of Heritage Outlook (dowload it from the Heritage Council website )


Added by Admin on May 24, 2009 at 13:00 — No Comments

Shetland - The oil money has stopped flowing and the Island faces a new energy controversy

For more than 30 years, life on Shetland has been sweet. Residents enjoy state of the art leisure centres, smooth roads and luxurious old people's homes the envy of every other islander in Scotland.

Thanks to a unique deal brokered in 1973 over the building of the Sullom Voe oil terminal, life on Britain's most northerly and weather-battered island group has been cushioned by an oil fund. For every barrel, Shetland levied a small fee: £200m has been spent improving the lives of its… Continue

Added by Admin on May 21, 2009 at 9:33 — No Comments

Tree Trillions Dollars Later... is that $428 per head???


just a mathematical reflection

the economist this week headline story 'Three Trillions Dollars later'...

in reference to, what is de-facto - a 3 Trillion Dollars banks bail-out

Here is a quote...

"Governments and regulators want the banks to make profits so that they regain their health faster after roughly $3 trillion of write-downs. It is part of the monstrous… Continue

Added by Admin on May 18, 2009 at 13:00 — No Comments

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