Monthly Archives: December 2017

 

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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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NEWS FROM THE FRONT No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do. 5th December, 1940 : The Italians, faced with an increasingly serious situation, have brought … Continue reading

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Thought

…from the quills of the dead white poets Walt Whitman (1819 – 1892) Of persons arrived at high positions, ceremonies, wealth, scholarships and the like; (To me all that those persons have arrived at sinks away from them, except as … Continue reading

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