Sunday, 23 January 2022



Thanks to restrictions & vaccine passports France successfully flattened the curve, but along the wrong axis…

Dave Trott on his blog

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
Anton Chekhov

Anyone can achieve their fullest potential, who we are might be predetermined, but the path we follow is always of our own choosing. We should never allow our fears or the expectations of others to set the frontiers of our destiny. Your destiny can't be changed but, it can be challenged. Every man is born as many men and dies as a single one.
Martin Heidegger

When it comes to anti-fascism in most of Western Europe, there would appear for now to be a supply-and-demand problem: the demand for fascists vastly outstrips the actual supply.
Douglas Murray, The Strange Death of Europe: Immigration, Identity, Islam


  1. Air Chief Marshal Sir Hugh Dowding, who won the Battle of Britain, claimed in 1961 in a letter to Lord Beaverbrook which is shortly to be auctioned, that 'all the unemployables' of Europe would 'invade' Britain if the country were to join the European Economic Community, which posed a 'terrible menace' that would 'succeed where Hitler failed'

  2. The remote island nation of Kiribati has gone into lockdown after passengers on the first international flight in 10 months tested positive for Covid.

    Some 36 people of the 54 passengers on the flight from Fiji have tested positive.

    All of the passengers on the flight are fully vaccinated, the government said.

    "The only way that we can fight this virus is through complete vaccination," the office of President Taneti Maamau said on Facebook.
    "The public is urged to complete their vaccination doses in order to protect themselves and families."