Monthly Archives: December 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. 31st December, 1941 : The Americans and Filipinos complete the evacuation of Manila. Some … Continue reading

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Dreams Are Best

…from the quills of the dead white poets Robert William Service (1874 – 1958)   (Fragment) I just think that dreams are best, Just to sit and fancy things; Give your gold no acid test, Try not how your silver … 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. 29th December, 1941 : Japanese pressure in Luzon is stronger than ever. For the … Continue reading

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Fog of Chaos wishes to all its readers as good forthcoming year as they would dream for, though not perhaps as they would deserve; always bearing in mind that pleasure is evil’s chief bait.

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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. 28th December, 1941 : The Japanese resume their large-scale offensive on Luzon. Having crossed … Continue reading

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Another year?

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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, 1941 : Manila is declared an open city, but the Japanese continue … Continue reading

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Dark House

…from the quills of the dead white poets Alfred Tennyson (1809 – 1892) Dark house, by which once more I stand Here in the long unlovely street. Doors, where my heart was used to beat So quickly, waiting for a … Continue reading

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She Walks In Beauty

…from the quills of dead white poets Lord Byron (1788 – 1824)   (From “Hebrew Melodies”) She walks in Beauty, like the night Or cloudless climes and starry skies; And all that’s best of dark and bright Meat in her … Continue reading

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Life elsewhere

Obviously those green simpletons are not attending enough conferences.

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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 December, 1941 : Japanese aircraft batter Hong Kong, the Philippine airfield and, particularly, … Continue reading

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US justice today

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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. 10th December, 1941 : Japanese units land on the island of Guam and occupy … Continue reading

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The Little Girl Found

…from the quills of the dead white poets William Blake (1757 – 1827)   All the night in woe Lyca’s parents go Over valleys deep, While the deserts weep. Tired and woe-begone, Hoarse with making moan, Arm in arm, seven … 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. 8th December, 1941 : The USA and Great Britain formally declare war on Japan.

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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. 7th December, 1941 : At 7.55 a.m. local time, with no declaration of war, … Continue reading

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Zas ve vidění prorockém

…from the quills of the dead white poets Otokar Březina (1868 -1929) Zas ve vidění prorockém noc šeptá slova neznámá, šum stromů, tisíc jazyků, je opakuje nad náma: jak nad zrcadla kouzelná se k tichým vodám naklání, z nichž tisíc … Continue reading

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