Monthly Archives: November 2012

Draft document discovered in the paper-skip at my local recycling centre: “Ten killer arguments for opposing any re-run of the radiocarbon dating.”

Once a month I put all the junk mail into a bin liner and walk it to the recycling centre that is just a handy 1 and 3/4 miles away. (Well, we all have to do our bit for the … Continue reading

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ColinB’s cunning plan for re-dating the Shroud of Turin

  Step 1: Obtain the go-ahead from the Shroud’s custodians to repeat that contested radiocarbon dating. Assure them that all samples will be taken from the  portion of linen that has the less photogenic DORSAL view. Step 2: select 20 … Continue reading

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A compression scorch from a hot template ought theoretically to leave a tell-tale signature on linen…

This is a quickie post today, since I have some chores to attend to. It’s a development of some ideas that have been forming since posting Part 3 of my response to Thibault Heimburger’s critique of the scorch hypothesis. There … Continue reading

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Boring post, boring topic (“Which is weft, which is warp?”)

As the title indicates, I find the nitpicking over weft v warp somewhat tedious. They are just words for the two sets of threads mutually at right angles, and even if I have confused the two – which I’m willing … Continue reading

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Message to Stephen E.Jones: I am not “Weaving Fan”

I have just read the 5th comment (yours) on your current posting, Stephen E.Jones,  the one on ‘Shroud linen’. For your information, I am NOT  “Weaving Fan”.  My  IDs on internet forums are SOLELY colinsberry (Shroud studies) , sciencebod (Stonehenge/Silbury … Continue reading

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Can one bottle a scorch image? Could similar technology be applied to the Shroud image (scorch or otherwise)?

It’s amazing, is it not,  that  despite the Shroud having been the subject  of intensive study over several decades,  albeit with limited samples, we still don’t have any real substantial information as to the nature of the image?  At least … Continue reading

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Try not to be ‘substandard’ when questioning Sir’s grasp of the facts – to say nothing of his slanted narrative…

Update: 6 November:  I see that mystery man Dan Porter  – someone about whom we know next to nothing  despite his years (decades?) of blogging and Shroudie PR –  has once again copied/pasted an entire posting of “mine”,  well, the  … Continue reading

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