Calamity was predicted and calamity came. What will it take before they listen?
What horror could be worse than a father murdering his baby son by slashing his throat
while the baby was with his mother in the city centre of Carlisle? What a vile vista
the burning pyres were as the stench of burning beasts with plague filled the Lakeland
air. There were even more healthy animals slaughtered than those infected from the
incubation at Carlisle’s Longtown mart. The great floods that ruined homes, businesses
and lives in Carlisle (2005) and Cockermouth (2009) are dismissed by the scoffers
as climate change, as if God had not stilled the storm on Galilee. Let us not mention
the ‘Carlisle Renaissance’ and the collapse of expectation of the University of Cumbria.
Then there was Derrick Bird discharging 54 rounds of ammunition into innocent people
on his three hour West Cumbrian massacre. Twelve people murdered and the gunman commits
The cynics can point towards global warming for rainfall but the likelihood of so
much else was off the scale of probability.
These are just some of the disasters, destruction and deaths to torment thousands
of Cumbrian citizens.
There is worse to come unless what has been done, is undone.