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Waterloo, immigration and other things

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger The readers may have noticed the recent, more than usual disruption in our generally predictable chaotic postings. Yes, again, it was not our fault, except perhaps for selecting a less than competent internet … Continue reading

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Nietzsche Quote XXI

 QUOTE XXI Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 – 1900 ) –   My conception of genius. Great men, like great ages, are explosives in which a tremendous force is stored up; their precondition is always, historically and physiologically, that for a long … Continue reading

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The French

Milan Skarka   Having recently visited France and enjoyed their culture and culinary “miracles” along with impeccably excellent wines, once again, I was compelled to balance my experiences with historical facts. I imagined French to be prototypical of a pan-European … Continue reading

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Napoleon’s birthday

…from the quills of dead white poets William Wordsworth (1770-1850) Calais, August 15, 1802 FESTIVALS have I seen that were not names; This is young Buonaparté’s natal day, And his is henceforth an established sway – Consul for life. With … Continue reading

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