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I’m a 51-year-old Aspergic CAD-Monkey. Sardonic, cynical and with the political leanings of a social reformer, I’m also a toy and model figure collector, particularly interested in the history of plastics and plastic toys. Other interests are history, current affairs, modern art, and architecture, gardening and natural history. I love plain chocolate, fireworks and trees but I don’t hug them, I do hug kittens. I hate ignorance, when it can be avoided, so I hate the 'educational' establishment and pity the millions they’ve failed with teaching-to-test and rote 'learning' and I hate the short-sighted stupidity of the entire ruling/industrial elite, with their planet destroying fascism and added “buy-one-get-one-free”. I also have no time for fools and little time for the false crap we're all supposed to pretend we haven't noticed, or the games we're supposed to play. I will 'bite the hand that feeds' to remind it why it feeds.

Monday, October 22, 2018

News, Views Etc . . . Saturday's Post

 Text-colour 'typo' sorted from Saturday, it happens occasionally, it's when you copy something from hot-mail into word, it retains a hidden layer of coding or something, hey-ho!

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It's a bit early but it's only ten weeks away! Suddenly my couple or three is looking inadequate, I love the misserable looking confenderate general! And Star Wars? Too cool for nut-cracking school!

https://www.oregonlive.com/expo/life-and-culture/erry-2018/10/af6da5688b3709/nutcracker-museum-is-an-eyepop.html

And a lovely collection of Sikhs . . .

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/military-museums-sikhs-canada-1.4871477

2 comments:

Terranova47 said...

That is one fascinating collection of nutcrackers. Well done finding the article.

It seems a bit churlish that the Canadian Sikh exhibit is only for three days and that some of the comments complain about the wearing of the turban by men who served their country. When British commandos stormed St Nazaire a number of Scots changed into kilts against regulations, should they have been put on a charge?

Hugh Walter said...

As I may need to seek asylum in Hibernia, post-Bwreakshit I would say, no Sir! They should have been free and encouraged to wear what they felt most comfortable to fight for freedom & democracy in!

H