Monthly Archives: May 2014

  NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 31st May, 1931 : Harold Lasseter, who died in Central Australia seeking his fortune in gold, says in letters found on his body and released in Sydney today that he was betrayed by … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 28st May, 1959 : Two monkeys have become the first animals to travel in space and return alive. The Jupiter missile nose cone, in which they journeyed 1,700 miles and soared 360 miles above … Continue reading

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Eco reason

  from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger   It seems that finally even the younger, thoroughly brainwashed generation, sees the hypocrisy and scientific dishonesty of the climate change propagandists. Only the European youths so far; the Australians, if they … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 26st May, 1956 : Poster appeared throughout Cyprus today offering a reward of £10,000 for the capture of Colonel George Grivas, the Greek born leader of EOKA terrorist movement. Informants are promised protective custody … Continue reading

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The Lost Legion

  …from the quills of the dead white poets Rudyard Kipling (1865 – 1936) There’s a Legion that never was listed, That carries no colours or crest, But, split in a thousand detachments, Is breaking the road for the rest. … Continue reading

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  NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST)   24th May, 1973 : Two Government ministers have resigned after admitting that they associated with prostitutes. They are Earl Jelicoe, the Lord privy Seal and Tory leader in the House of Lords, … Continue reading

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Learn to swim

  from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Or get a life-saver, say like the one on the left. In any case, the government is here to protect us, at our cost and whether we need it or not. Whenever … Continue reading

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Those planet-saving light-bulbs

  from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger   Just when you thought you influenced the climate and made friends with Al Gore and the warmist cabal: “How would you view a man who’s stockpiled a lifetime supply of old-fashioned … Continue reading

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  NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 20th May, 1983 : A blue Alfa-Romeo parked outside the multi-storey HQ of the South African Air Force in Pretoria exploded at the height of the evening rush-hour. Employees, both black and white, … Continue reading

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Falcons no more

  from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Another country, ‘about which we know nothing’ is to bite the dust. History repeats itself, this time on internet: The 34-strong UN monitoring mission’s report, which covered the period from April 2 … Continue reading

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  NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST)     19th May, 1943 : Speaking with easy familiarity and bubbling with confidence, Mr Churchill delivered another historic speech at a joint session of the United States Congress in Washington tonight. While … Continue reading

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Drobky pod stůl hází nám osud

  …from the quills of the dead white poets František Gellner (1881 -1914) Drobky pod stůl hází nám osud, ostatní vše je nicota. Alkohol ještě je! Holky jsou posud! Jsou ještě radosti života! Žena jak žena. V životě vraku konečně … Continue reading

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  NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 17th May, 1938 : Half the city of Cardiff was sold for £20 million today in the biggest property deal in British history. The property comes from the estate of the Marquess of … Continue reading

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Abbott’s promises

  from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Nobody trusts politicians. If they had at least some conscience, they would be selling used cars. In no other field of human endeavour one can get away with so blatant lies without … Continue reading

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  NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 16th May, 1929 : The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, founded recently at the suggestion of Louis B Meyer of MGM to help the industry attain more dignity, has hit on … Continue reading

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Welcome

  from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Welcome, welcome to the paradise you, your parents and grandparents created! Somehow I don’t think these are the words used in the so called welcoming ceremonies, when the, mostly, pseudo-Aborigines prance about … Continue reading

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Call it the progress

  from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger The Guardian, The Washington Post, Australian Broadcasting Commission etc certainly would or perhaps already did. In March this year the Chinese politburo announced a great plan to advance the urbanisation of China. … Continue reading

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  NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST)   14th May, 1986 : The Australian dollar plunged three cents against US currency today after the Federal Treasurer, Paul Keating, bluntly warned that unless industry became more competitive Australia was destined to … Continue reading

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  NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 13th May, 1976 : A 69-year old Aboriginal pastor, Sir Douglas Nicholls, has been appointed Governor of South Australia. Sir Douglas, a former Director of the Aboriginal Advancement League and a popular sportsman, … Continue reading

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Lockett sequel

  from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger When writing Kill or be killed, I was unsure whether to include the details of the Lockett’s crimes, and at the end I did not. Later, after some discussion with friends and … Continue reading

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