Today is : Wednesday,16th Oct 2019

Apocalypse Now?

Oil spills, hellish volcano eruptions, six weeks of rain, snow on the Riviera ... what can it all mean? I mean, the Mayans said this wasn't coming for another couple of years!

The headlines these days read like the Book of Revelations. We’ve got:

• catastrophic oil spills;

• rain for (what seems like) 40 days and nights;

• volcanic ash polluting the stratosphere, cancelling flights;

• snow on the Riviera;

• flooding in Miskolc…

What could God – or possibly the gods – possibly be upset about?

What could have we done wrong to offend Him or Her?

I, for one, have just been hanging out.

Then again, there was a mysterious drop-and-bounceback on Wall Street some time ago. Could God be responsible that, too? Or was that stockmarket drop just the sound of the wealth of an entire nation being transferred to a handful of people?

Was that nation Gog or Magog? I get confused.

I have to admit that I didn’t really understand the parts of Revelations that I did read, and I am not really sure what you could do with those prophecies anyway except short the market.

Anyway, I’m ready for the seven-headed serpents to bust out of the ground any minute now.

Weather report for the weekend: Rainy with a slight chance of frogs.

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