Monthly Archives: February 2018

Big Birds teaching

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Recently we suffered the predictable campaign around the date of arrival of Captain Cook to Australia, officially the Australia Day, celebrating the Beginning of the End of Stone Age here -http://quadrant.org.au/magazine/2018/01-02/dadirri-imposture-anthony/. Activistas call … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 27th February, 1959 : Claiming that Southern Rhodesia was faced with an imminent outbreak of violence instigated by African political agitators, Sir Edgar Whitehead, the colony’s British Premier, today declared a state of emergency … Continue reading

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Malicious fog of BBC

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Twice in the morning and once in the evening my local classical music station, 4MBS, re-broadcasts BBC World News. The short news used to be informative, timely and only marginally biased. They are … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 26th February, 1927 : Two thousand British troops, supported by artillery, moved into defensive positions around the borders of the Shanghai international settlement. A critical stage has now been reached in the civil war, … 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 February, 1941 : A pro-British plot for a coup d’etat in Bulgaria is … Continue reading

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Hlas noci

…from the quills of the dead white poets Karel Toman (1877 – 1946) Město tě volá, odbojného syna, ó slyš. Ať kladivo jsi, nebo kovadlina, ty zníš. Odvěká píseň, boj a věčné drama hrá v tmách, a tvoje duše žíti … 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 February, 1941 : The Greek Premier Korizis formally accepts the assistance offered by … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 21st February, 1938 : Anthony Eden resigned tonight from the post of Foreign Secretary. He told Mr Chamberlain: “I have become increasingly conscious of differences between us.” The Foreign Secretary has resented the Prime … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 20th February, 1969 : Darwin is the last refuge of the pot-smoker, or so the Northern Territory’s Assistant Administrator, Martyn Finger, would have us believe. He told the Territory’s Legislative Council today that hippies … 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. 19th February, 1941 : Consultations at Cairo between the British Foreign Minister, Anthony Eden, … Continue reading

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I Am He that Aches with Love

…from the quills of the dead white poets Walt Whitman (1819 – 1892)   I am he that aches with amorous love; Does the earth gravitate? Does not all matter, aching, attract all matter? So the body of me to … Continue reading

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Witches cauldron

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Some incident occurred somewhere in USA but reliable information is so hard to find as to be almost non-existent. The deplorables are fed the mishmash of political commentary, anti-gun,anti-Trump and anti-reason; and the … Continue reading

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# Not Me

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger # Not Me I Said No. We are not likely to see such slogans on T-shirts of Hollywood waitresses and car wash attendants. What would be the point? Media would not be interested. … Continue reading

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True Americans

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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. 14th February, 1941 : The first contingents of the Afrikakorps land at Tripoli, in … Continue reading

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OXFAM and other do-gooders

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Why now? Something, which has been happening for ages and nobody blinked an eyelid, now gets into the news: Oxfam sex scandal is bigger than Weinstein’s Hollywood sex abuse claims: “…international aid supremo … 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. 12th February, 1941 : General Rommel, Commander of the Afrikakorps, arrives in Rome. General … Continue reading

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Beast and Man in India

…from the quills of the dead white poets Rudyard Kipling (1865 – 1936) They killed a Child to please the Gods In Earth’s young penitence, And I have bled in that Babe’s stead Because of innocence. I bear the sins … Continue reading

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Russian connection?

What am I to do next?

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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. 6th February, 1941 : First Benghazi victory. Australian troops enter the city. More than … Continue reading

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