Monthly Archives: December 2017

“Oh, Laziness, Come…”

…from the quills of the dead white poets Aleksandr Pushkin (1799 – 1837) (From “A Sleep”, II) 1816 Oh, laziness, come, come to me, alone. You’re called for by soft coolness and good rest; Only in you I see my … Continue reading

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NEWS FROM THE FRONT No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do. 31st December, 1940 : Hitler issues a New Year proclamation to the Nazi Party: … Continue reading

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Not funny

 

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NEWS FROM THE FRONT No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do. 29th December, 1940 : President Roosevelt broadcasts: “We must be the arsenal of the … Continue reading

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Post Christmas

 

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NEWS FROM THE FRONT No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do. 27th December, 1940 : Nauru, an Australian Protectorate in the Pacific, is shelled by … Continue reading

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NEWS FROM THE FRONT No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do. 26th December, 1940 : The Luftwaffe resumes the bombing of London after allowing the … Continue reading

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NEWS FROM THE FRONT No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do. 25th December, 1940 : George VI broadcasts Christmas Day message: “The future will be … Continue reading

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Christmas greeting

 

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Zem?

…from the quills of the dead white poets Otokar Březina (1868 -1929) Sen rozkládá se za světem, za hvězdou hvězda, když půlnoc se tmí, a mezi nimi je jeden, krouží kolem bílého slunce, a let jeho hudbou tajemné radosti hřmí, … Continue reading

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Another year is ending and we hope that you have survived it in good health, both physical and mental, despite the relentless efforts of the mass media, politicians, socialists and similar crooks. The goal of the ruling classes everywhere is … Continue reading

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NEWS FROM THE FRONT No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do. 23rd December, 1940 : Churchill broadcasts to the Italians: ‘One man and one man … Continue reading

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NEWS FROM THE FRONT No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do. 18th December, 1940 : Sidi Omar and Sollum fall into British hands. The situation … Continue reading

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The City of Sleep

…from the quills of the dead white poets Rudyard Kipling (1865 – 1936) (“The Brushwood Boy” — The Day’s Work) Over the edge of the purple down, Where the single lamplight gleams, Know ye the road to the Merciful Town … Continue reading

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Fake news?

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NEWS FROM THE FRONT No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do. 13th December, 1940 : Hitler issues his directive ‘Marita’ providing for the despatch of … Continue reading

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NEWS FROM THE FRONT No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do. 11th December, 1940 : Sollum is heavily shelled by ships of the Royal Navy. … Continue reading

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A Dream Within a Dream

…from the quills of the dead white poets Edgar Allan Poe (1809 – 1849) Take this kiss upon the brow! And, in parting from you now, Thus much let me avow- You are not wrong, who deem That my days … Continue reading

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NEWS FROM THE FRONT No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do. 9th December, 1940 : Opening of first Western Desert Offensive. In Egypt the British … Continue reading

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