Monthly Archives: October 2013

Cambronne’s rude word

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.   31 October 2013 To be defeated but not to surrender: that is victory. Marshal Józef Piłsudski … Continue reading

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Carpe diem

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  30 October 2013 Life is not a rehearsal.                                                                             Anon. ——–  You might perhaps care to … Continue reading

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Hacked off by double standards

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What can you expect from a pig but a grunt?

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  28 October 2013 Britain’s extremist rightwing Prime Minister David Cameron does not mince his words. In … Continue reading

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Caviare to the general

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  27 October 2013 大聲不入於里耳。 《折楊》、《皇荂》, 則嗑然而笑。 是故高言不止於眾人之心。 至言不出, 俗言勝也。 Great music is lost on the ears … Continue reading

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Red carpet for China’s fat cats

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  26 October 2013 BUM’S RUSH FOR CHINA’S PAUPERS British Treasury chief George Osborne and London Mayor … Continue reading

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Here’s a toast to the Prince of Wales!

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  25 October 2013 “Most Chinese people do not enjoy the beauty of ancient real ruins. Instead, … Continue reading

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