Monthly Archives: July 2018

NEWS FROM THE FRONT No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do. 16th July, 1941 : Finnish troops break through the Soviet positions north of Lake … Continue reading

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The Human Abstract

…from the quills of the dead white poets William Blake (1757 – 1827) Pity would be no more If we did not make somebody poor, And Mercy no more could be If all were as happy as we. And mutual … 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 July, 1941 : Moscow is raided by the Luftwaffe for the first time. … 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 July, 1941 : Fierce air battle over Malta. According to Italian sources four … 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 July, 1941 : Russian resistance in all the pockets not already liquidated comes … Continue reading

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Doupata hadů

…from the quills of the dead white poets Otokar Březina (1868 -1929) Skryté své zahrady viděl jsem v slavnostech července kvést, v blankytů éterná loubí se slétlo tisíce tajemných ptáků: na květech zrosených nechaly půlnoci nejsladší úsměvy hvězd, a jako … 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. 6th July, 1941 : In the southern sector Rumanian troops occupy the town of … Continue reading

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What next?

  Trump is a cannibal. Trump seeks publicity. Trump is a paedophile*. Trump can read. Trump is manufacturing Novichok. Falsum in omnibus, falsum in uno. */ This is not too likely, as a half of entertainment mafia could have problems … 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. 4th July, 1941 : The garrison of Debra Tabor, about 6,000 men commanded 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. 2nd July, 1941 : In the Army Group North sector the IV Panzergruppe (Hoepner) … Continue reading

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“Fill a Glass…”

…from the quills of the dead white poets William Ernest Henley 1849 -1903   Fill a glass with golden wine, And the while your lips are wet Set your perfume unto mine, And forget. Every kiss we take and give … Continue reading

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