Category Archives: History

Happy earth day

Not much good recent news for Mother Earth, I’m afraid. In particular, she’s getting impregnated with shells, mines and dead bodies in Ukraine, and the rest is no better: deforestation, CO2, plastic all over, toxic waste. Thank God some people … Continue reading

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The Great Big Nothing

I always thought the Big Bang was simply a theory among others. Lately I get the feeling it’s become accepted scientific truth. What really interests me, though, is what there was before the Big Bang. The Great Big Nothing? – … Continue reading

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A world ends

Slowly slowly theworld slowly slowly slowlyends (evanesces) – Niebla (© 2021)

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Bottlebrush etymology

I wonder what bottlebrush was called before there were bottles and brushes. – Niebla Latin name: callistemon. This plant is native to Australia.

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So God said to Lucifer, “You will have to pretend to disobey me while you do exactly as I say.” “Ok.” “And for all practical and theological purposes this meeting never took place.” “I’m not comfortable with this, and you … Continue reading

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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 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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