Why I no longer believe in conspiracy theories, such as chemtrails, and am no longer a supporter of David Icke and other conspiracy theorists.
Viper's Bugloss is the name of species of plants in the genus Echium. many types grow in the Canary Islands where they are known as Taginastes.
Many people claims to receive telepathic messages from spirits and aliens but who are these beings they are listening to? Do they really exist? Are they who they say or is it all a delusion?
It is possible to grow exotic fruit such as pineapples and kiwi fruit in the UK.
Tenerife is a predominantly Catholic island although it was once inhabited by the mysterious Guanche people. The Black Madonna that is housed in the Basílica de la Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria is regarded as the...
Bridget St John is a singer-songwriter and guitarist who originally was released on the late John Peel's dandelion label.
Bob Dylan was one of many protest singers that came to fame in the 1960s but although the world has even more problems for such singer-songwriters to write about we are not hearing new protest songs.
When I was a boy, and indeed later in life, I used to enjoy finding caterpillars and discovering what species of moth or butterfly they would eventually produce. I remember as a child and as a teenager, the common...
Kellie Everts, aka Guru Rasa von Werder, was saddened and shocked to find that her Facebook account has been deleted with no explanation or word of warning! So why has this happened? Kellie is famous for being the...
This planet has for thousands of years been controlled and run by men with devastating results that have brought us to the point where the very future is uncertain and insanity, poverty, fear, death and destruction have...
Kellie Everts came to fame as the "Stripper for God" and a female bodybuilder but nowadays she is known as Guru Rasa von Werder. She champions matriarchy, claiming to channel Mother God.
The Death's Head hawk Moth is a very large moth and has a weird marking like a skull on its thorax. It is thought of as a bad omen and there are superstitions about this moth.
Homosexuality is common among animals so why do people claim it is wrong and religions say it is sinful? One creature that displays homosexual behaviour is the monarch butterfly.
David de Rothschild made world news for crossing the Pacific on a plastic boat called The Plastiki. He is an environmentalist and wrote The Live Earth Global Warming Survival Handbook.
Growing your own trees from seed can be easy and is a lot of fun. It provides a sense of achievement as you watch it your own little trees get taller and taller. Many tropical and sub-tropical species will germinate...
Feng shui means a clearing out of unnecessary items in your life and having a real clear out can bring big changes.
There have been many reports of unexplained humming sounds over the years both from individuals and from communities where several people heard a noise they did not understand. As a child from around the age of eight...
The Monarch butterfly caterpillar can only eat plants in the Milkweed family (Asclepiadaceae) and one of these that grows quite large so provides plenty of food and is easily cultivated and very ornamental in appearance...
David Icke is a conspiracy theorist but one of his most bizarre claims is the conspiracy theory that the world is run by alien beings that are shape-shifting reptilians and the Queen is one.
Millions against Monsanto's Frankenscience - the danger of genetic engineering and genetically engineered crops
Millions of people worldwide are campaigning and protesting against the genetically engineered crops created by Monsanto. These GE crops like soya and maize are a danger to health and the ecosystem.
Charlie Veitch came to fame as one half of the Love Police when he and Danny Shine attracted a lot of attention in London.
First it was Lidia Guevara whom I discovered at Myspace and became an instant fan of after she made contact, and then there was Zahara! María Zahara Gordillo Campos, to give the girl her full name, although she is...
Butterflies and moths need people to aid their survival and here on Tenerife in the Canary Islands the Monarch Butterfly is one insect that a small team have been helping.
What do the terms good and evil really mean? Are they just human concepts? What are angels and demons? Are they just a way of expressing the idea of what is good and what is evil?
Infighting is common amongst truthseekers and conspiracy theorists and in ufology and New Age circles.
Childhood memories are good to look back on.
There is a crazy conspiracy theory about reptilian aliens that run the world so imagine what it is like getting up close and face to face with a real reptile such as a gecko.
Famous conspiracy theorist David Icke campaigned against the Swine Flu vaccination and released a video message telling people to avoid having it.
JazzRoc has made a name for himself on the Internet by debunking the chemtrails conspiracy theory. He has been banned from forums for arguing with chemtrail believers. He lives in Tenerife .
Mary Alice Pollard is well known for being an animal rights activist. She has been described as a "voice for the animals."
The mystery of the lost continent or island of Atlantis has never been solved but Professor Arysio dos Santos believed he had done so. He claimed that it was where Indonesia is today.
Tenerife in the Canary Islands has a very rare tree that dates back to prehistoric times and has become a plant symbol for the island with the Drago Milenario (thousand-year-old Dragon Tree) that grows in Icod de los...
It is surprisingly easy to say no to smoking cannabis or marijuana.
Sweater Queen likes to model sweaters.
Conspiracy theorist and broadcaster Alex Jones had adventurer and author David de Rothschild on his radio show in 2007 but was very rude to his guest.
Welsh Wizard is an album of original songs by Steve Andrews aka Bard of Ely. It was released on DMMG Records.
Why do you like slips so much? Slips are just an exciting, seductive garment to wear and even more so to make. To fit the most secret parts of a womans body, to celebrate her beauty and make her feel special,...
Killifish are tropical fish that are kept by specialists and often have very unusual life-cycles and habits. Many types lay their eggs in the bottom substrate that dries out in their natural habitats.
Traditional games are still played at Spanish schools in Tenerife in the Canary Islands.
Lidia Guevara from Spain and rapper Mikey J are two singer-songwriters that should be signed to a big label. in my opinion.
Cat Stevens came to fame with a string of hit singles and albums establishing his name as a singer-songwriter but he became a Muslim and gave up his pop music career changing his name to Yusuf Islam.
Alex Jones is a conspiracy theorist and radio show host that makes documentaries about the New World Order and the Illuminati. He exposed Bohemian Grove and runs a site called Prison Planet.
Anyone interested in Freemasonry would find the masonic gardens in La Orotava in Tenerife worth visiting. There is a mausoleum of a former mason there.
Orgonite sounds a bit like Kryptonite, the substance that could weaken Superman, but orgonite is actually something which is said to have a multitude of positive effects. It is based around the discoveries of Wilhelm...
If you take an interest in ufology and the paranormal, and even if you don't, you are no doubt aware of alien beings commonly known as "The Greys." They are probably the best known alien race or type...
Alex Collier is famous for being a self-proclaimed alien contactee who says he has been visited by Andromedans since his childhood and that they have revealed many secrets of the universe to him.
Former Beatle John Lennon claimed that "God is a concept" in his song God.
Air plants grow without any roots and without any need for soil. They are in the same family as the pineapple. Known to science as Tillandsia species these weird plants really grow in the air.
Mental illness and nervous breakdowns are very common among people today despite all the progress of the modern world. Why are so many people unable to cope?
The Washitaw Nation are black people in North America who claim to be the first Americans. They say they were mound builders and there before the American Indians and the Europeans.
Garachico is a seaside town in Tenerife where Bard of Ely worked for a while in a junior school. His last day was a very sad one.
For the past eight years I have been living with a tabby cat called Tiggy. This is her story.
Aguamansa is a village in the mountains in the north of Tenerife and it is surrounded by cloud forest. La Caldera is a beauty spot in the area.
Dementia Armand is a witch and has identified as a Goth. She is also a singer and has worked as a glam model. Here she is in an exclusive interview.
Humans often treat animals in a very cruel way and we all hear terrible stories of animal abuse. Many people take the matter of Animal Rights as a very serious issue. Animals have feelings too.
Los Silos is a town in the northwest of Tenerife in the Canary Islands. It is part of the "Low Island" and is near the sea.
Many conspiracy theorists are concerned about the Illuminati who they claim run the world and are culling the human herd.
Jessica Schab came to fame via Project Camelot where she was called a "Crystal Child" and was interviewed by Kerry Cassidy. Jessica has also been known as "Jessica Mystic".
Many conspiracy theorists think the economic crisis is part of the New World Order plan.
Most people think of images of what have been called the Greys when they think of aliens. Freeman Fly thinks they actually come from the Inner Earth and that PCs are a form of alien technology.
Foraging or wildcrafting is becoming increasingly popular but many people do not realise that there are a lot of edible plants and edible wild mushrooms that can be found in winter.
The hit song Imagine by John Lennon was chosen as a song for Peace Day at a school in Tenerife in the Canary Islands.
Lady Phenie is a glamour model who specializes in modelling nylon and satin slips. She explains their appeal. Although slips are not worn so much now they are still a very popular form of lingerie.
France and the French culture and people have definitely won a top place on the world stage when it comes to sexiness. From lingerie, French lace, French knickers, the Can-can dancers with petticoats...
Sutherlandia frutescens is a South African herb that has been used as an alternative treatment for HIV and AIDS. Zulu shaman Credo Mutwa uses it but calls it Suderlandia fructosate.
There are traditional games played all over the world but what sort do they have in Tenerife in the Canary Islands?
Epiphytes are plants that grow in trees and many types can be found in Tenerife in the Canary Islands.
When is a hallucination ot one? Can more than one person hallucinate the same vision at the same time?
Lacy nylon slips and petticoats were once a commonly worn item of women's lingerie but although this is no longer the case this form of underwear is still very popular with many people.
There are a number of mysterious mounds or cairns just outside the town of Guìa de Isora in Tenerife in the Canary Islands. Did the Guanches make them or are the mounds made by farmers?
Satanists have a really bad name and are belived to be evil people that pray to the Devil and practice sacrifices but what are they really like?
Conspiracy theorists believe there is a population reduction plan being put into practice with the masses being gradually weakened and killed off by several sinister means, one of which being the deliberate poisoning of...
Conspiracy theories are very popular today but there is little proof for many of them. Some well known conspiracy theorists like David Icke have devoted followers though.
Many people have dental problems with broken teeth, loose teeth and gum disease. It is bad enough at any time of the year but especially at Christmas.
Calimas are dust clouds from the Sahara that blow across the sea to Tenerife and the Canary islands. They are as thick as fog and make visibility very poor but at the same time the temperature is hot.
The world of nature is a world of mystery and any good naturalist is like a detective looking for clues to solve the mysteries they encounter. As a naturalist myself I have had to do this in Tenerife.
Human beings have webbing between their fingers but why is this when they are not aquatic animals? the Aquatic Apes theory suggests that they once were amphibious.
One of the easiest ways to see Tenerife in the Canary Islands is by bus. The green TITSA buses are easy to spot, go to all parts of the island and are very cheap to use.
Colloidal Silver is said to kill all harmful bacteria, viruses and pathogens. It has been widely marketed and Colloidal Silver Generators are also on sale.
Fancy a cuppa char? Make mine a Kombucha! These days, a lot of people are praying for a miracle. Well, one already is reported to exist in the form of Kombucha (pronounced kom-BOO-cha), the 'fungus' tea that is...
Teirra del Trigo is a village in Tenerife's north and means "Land of Wheat" in Spanish.
The Kogi tribe live high on the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta in Columbia. They were the subject of a documentary entitled From The Heart of the World directed by Alan Ereira 20 years ago.
Men have an alarming history of violence and the question needs to be asked why? If men are more violent than women why is it we allow them to run the world? Wouldn't a matriarchy be a better option?
Vitamin B17 is found in apricot kernels and is said to fight against cancer. It is also known as laetrile.
Many people are interested in entheogens, herbs that have hallucinatory and mind-altering properties. Herbs of the Northern Shaman is a book about such plants.
Benjamin Fulford is a very controversial conspiracy theorist who interviewed David Rockefeller and also worked for Forbes magazine.
Chemtrails are what conspiracy theorists call contrails. This is the story of how one researcher found out that chemtrails do not exist, apart from as a belief and a conspiracy theory.
I first came across the idea of Project Bluebeam in a book in 1995 by Norio Hayakawa entitled UFOs,The Grand Deception and the Coming New World Order.Since then I have befriended Norio at Myspace and just recently I...
Icod de los Vinos in Tenerife in the Canary Islands is most famous for its ancient Dragon Tree but there is much more to see there besides this.
Matriarchy means that women would be running the world. Patriarchy and a world run by men has caused poverty, wars and suffering and many believe that a matriarchal future is the right way to go.
A story published by Big Issue Cymru told of my experiences at the dentist's where there was a tropical fish tank.
There are surprising connections it seems between CERN and the Hindu Lord Shiva.
many people think that Druids are all men but this is not correct because there are very many women in druidry as well. Emma Restall-Orr is one of the most famous.
Bard of Ely was featured on the HTV Wales series Weird Wales when he was filmed in a past life regression session and hypnosis revealed a UFO encounter.
Autumn is a great season for foraging because of all the fruit, nuts and fungi that can be found.
Many people do not believe in Jesus but evangelist preachers still convince many others of his reality.
Beltane is an important date in the Druid and Pagan calendar. It is the beginning of May and the beginning of summer.
Tenerife in the Canary Islands has many fascinating species of butterfly and moth. The Monarch Butterfly is one of these.
The "big break" is what so many wanna-be pop and rock stars, actors and writers are all looking for but it proves very elusive for many.
Agua Garcia is a rural village in the north of Tenerife. It is surrounded by forests and mountains.
Druid leader and activist King Arthur Pendragon once changed the words of a song by Bard of Ely from Priest of the Venusians to High Priest of the Reptilians.
You don't have to go or look far to find occult symbols and symbolism as used by the Illuminati and by Freemasons and other occult practitioners. Architecture and even the design of cities make use of esoteric and...
Elvis Presley was once said to haunt a council house in Gabalfa in Cardiff. Seances had been held there by the Crowley family.
El Tanque is a very rural town in the northwest of Tenerife in the Canary Islands. It is situated in the Teno area, which is also known as the "Low Island."
Puerto de la Cruz is a resort on the coast of Tenerife's northwest and its squares provide a home to all sorts of wildlife including butterflies and birds.
David Icke is the former footballer and sports commentator who has become more famous as an outspoken conspiracy theorist with some very weird ideas. He says the world is run by reptilian aliens.
Wildlife gardening can be made specific because you can plant your garden with butterflies in mind, for example. In Tenerife it is easy to help attract the Monarch butterfly.
Chirche is a mountain village in Tenerife in the Canary Islands.
Forest fires in Tenerife and other Canary Islands have made the news headlines on a number of occasions. The summer heat is a serious problem.
Erjos is a village in the northwest of Tenerife that is notable because of its freshwater ponds. In 2012, however, it was evacuated after forest fires devastated the area.
There are two endemic species of Parrot's Beak (Lotus maculatus and Lotus berthelotii) on Tenerife that are endangered species in the wild but are often grown in gardens and parks.
Tenerife is a very popular holiday destination in the Canary Islands and the island has many fiestas or festivals. The midsummer festival of San Juan is a high point in the year.
Finca Alternativa is located in the Cueva del Viento area of Tenerife and is a farm with a difference.
Tenerife in the Canary Islands has all sorts of exotic vegetation including many colourful creepers and flowering vines such as the bougainvillea and the morning glory.
Los Realejos is a town in the north of Tenerife in the Canary Islands.
Banyan trees are also known as Strangler Figs. These weird trees produce masses of huge aerial roots that grow down over host trees they have germinated in.
Icod de los Vinos in Tenerife has a butterfly garden that many tourists visit and is an attraction the city offers as well as its famous dragon tree.
You wouldn't expect to find ponds, black swans and ducks on the top of a hill but this is where you will find them at the El Jardín Aquático Risco Bello in Puerto de la Cruz in Tenerife.
Divid Icke is famous for writing and talking about conspiracy theories, including the idea that the world is run by reptilians, but is what he says true?
Garachico is a seaside town in the northwest of Tenerife that was once the island's main port until a volcanic eruption destroyed much of it. Today it is popular because of its natural swimming pools.
Many unique flora and fauna can be found high on Mt Teide.
Insect pests cause many problems but they are very interesting creatures.
What inspired Steve Andrews the Bard of Ely to become a singer-songwriter. He talks about his influences, songs and past performances.
Bananas are a very important crop in Tenerife and the Canary Islands where there are many large plantations given over to the growing of this fruit.
Tenerife in the Canary Islands has beautiful parks and one of the best is in Santa Cruz the capital city of the island. Besides its ornamental flowers, trees and shrubs it has lily pools and frogs.
Spiders are a source of fear for many people but not for me because I find them truly fascinating creatures and have been on the lookout for the different types found on Tenerife in the Canary Islands. I haven't had to...
Aguq Garcia is a very rural village in the mountains of Tenerife North. in the Canary islands.
True story about photographing rock-pools in Tenerife.
Wild Thing was a big hit by the Troggs but in Tenerife there are some live music venues where the performance and atmosphere is very wild.
There are many fascinating forms of marine life in the seas around Tenerife in the Canary Islands. Sea hares and sea urchins are two types of marine creature found there.
Dragon Trees grow in Tenerife and the Canary Islands and can reach a great age. There is one in Icod de los Vinos that is said to be 1,000-years-old. They are the source of Dragon's Blood.
Santiago del Teide is a village in Tenerife in the Canary Islands. It has a church with a Black Madonna and a pathway to a shrine of the Virgin of Lourdes.
Cueva del Viento is a massive cave system in the north of Tenerife with some of the longest volcanic tube caves in the world. Cueva del Viento means cave of the Wind. It has a Visitors' Centre.
You wouldn't expect to be looking for frogs at a restaurant but this is where they can be found at an eating place in Tenerife in the Canary Islands.
Gurdjieff became famous as a philosopher and mystic who was teaching a system of knowledge he claimed to have learned about in Asia. He was from Armenia in Russia and wrote a series of books.
Steve Andrews, the Bard of Ely, is a former Scientologist, and here he tells of his experiences in the cult of Scientology.
Anthony Reynolds is a British singer-songwriter and author. His debut solo album is British Ballads. He came to fame as the singer for the band Jack.
Maria Daines is a British rock singer and animal rights activist. She has supported Pink in concert.
Sexy New York singer Margarita Shamrakov met Yoko Ono after winning the John Lennon songwriting contest
Margarita Shamrakov is a singer and songwriter based in New York. She once met Yoko Ono after winning the prestigious John Lennon songwriting contest.
Tenerife in the Canary Islands is an exotic location with a subtropical climate. This makes it an ideal home for many unusual insects including praying mantises and antlions.
Cacti and succulents are drought resistant plants specially adapted for hot dry areas and so a subtropical island like Tenerife is an ideal place for growing them in your garden.
Wildlife gardening is very important and popular and can be done successfully in subtropical locations like Tenerife just like in cooler climates.
Pina Kollars was signed by Peter Gabriel on the strength of her unique voice and songwriting ability. She played at Glastonbury Festival in 2003.
In the island of eternal spring, as Tenerife in the Canary Islands has been often called, it can be difficult to observe the seasonal change but it can be seen in the varied flowering times of many plants and trees, and...
Chelsea Lee came to fame as part of The Cake who were a girl group in the 1960s. Under her real name of Eleanor Barooshian she had a song written about her by the late Kevin Ayers.
Several years ago I was on the Xmas edition of HTV Wales News in a report for the "And finally..." ending of the program. My story was all about how in the cold and darkness of winter in Wales, I was dreaming of a...
UFOs are unidentified flying objects and they have captured the imaginations of countless people today, many of whom believe these objects are piloted by alien beings. What is the truth about them?
Contrails are the subject of a popular conspiracy theory that calls the harmless trails chemtrails. Believers in this conspiracy claim that we are being poisoned with barium and other toxins.
Tenerife in the Canary Islands is a very popular holiday destination and has much to offer tourists besides its sunshine, beaches and resorts. Tenerife also has spectacular mountains and forests.
Glastonbury Festival is one of the best known and most prodigious music festivals in the world and where countless internationally known singers and rock bands have headlined.
Tenerife in the Canary Islands has a number of mysterious pyramids, most of which are in the town of Güímar. The late explorer Thor Heyerdahl gave his stamp of approval to the pyramids.
Monarch Butterflies are famous for their amazing migration across America but their numbers have been declining fast. They need Milkweed for their caterpillars to eat and we can help by growing it.