"If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest of freedom, go home from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or your arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains set lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that you were our countrymen."

Wednesday, 2 March 2011

Salute To A Fallen Nation

I hope you'll forgive me for this piece of music (Chopin) and the iconography. It isn't an indulgence - it's where we are.

In a few days time this blog will be three years old, but it feels more like three hundred.


  1. Never give up, never give up, never give up...

    The bastards must be hanged or shot. Don't give away your nation!

  2. It's gone, Nickie. See my latest post.

  3. As the Whitehorse paper used to say "Non Illigitimus carorendum"

  4. :-) It's not a question of giving up - more a question of banging on.


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