Category Archives: History

The tip of the anthill

(thinking of Srebrenica and two late 20th century monsters – Karadžić and Mladić) The worst are always at the tip but the tip is nothing without the masses below the faithful and fanatic executioners reaching down into the ugly subterranean subconscious … Continue reading

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Somewhere

Somewhere there’s got to be an end to it, this Allah says and this Jehovah says and this scripture says and therefore I am right and you are wrong and I eat the right things and you eat the wrong … Continue reading

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August 1914

Hot, hot summer, dry golden fields of wheat, harvested Hot, hot summer, thunder of a thousand boots on dry golden fields of wheat Fire and death on scorched fields of wheat, blood harvest – Niebla (© 2011) Written and posted … Continue reading

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To them out there …

To those gloating outside her cell, it looked like she had accepted her cruel fate, eyes demurely downcast and all. They did not know about those lumpy things on the tray, and that very special liquid in the jug. Lancelot … Continue reading

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One word

… a perfect illustration of the blur of time – evanescence, transience, eradication. Continue reading

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A bridge

Bridge across Lake Constance in the heart of Europe – not on Sumatra as one might think. Continue reading

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Latter-day variant of an older story

“Can I tempt you with an apple?” Eve said to Eve in the devastated forest, in which neither Adam nor the snake had survived. This was their last apple, and neither knew what tomorrow would bring. – Niebla ( © … Continue reading

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