To be honest I am heartily sick of seeing these insulting ‘flags’ popping up when I click the
The Chinese flag was particularly annoying because it is factually wrong
…so I decided to correct it.
Anybody else want to ‘correct’ one of the others?
Sorry link no longer works…
Pictorial record of history seen with a jaundiced eye.
Update: Contraband seems to have vanished sometime in 2020 and the wayback machine doesn’t have the original picture that I was referencing. Also it’s from2007 which is a long time ago – not all links and content can be restored
“We should rid our ranks of all impotent thinking.”
‘Mae Zedong (December 26, 1893 — November 22, 1980)
…was an actress, writer and communist revolutionary famous for her daring double entendres and her belief that proletarian revolution could come from the peasant classes.
After winning control of mainland China in 1949, Zedong modernized the country through a series of risque comedies and films, filled with quips, one-liners and denunciation of “reactionary” elements.
These were later collected into the “Little Black Book,” which became a standard text for revolutionaries into the 1960s.’
“In the lands of the North,
where the Black Rocks stand guard against the cold sea,
in the dark night that is very long,
the Men of the Northlands sit by their great log fires,
and they tell a tale…”
“We’re just two lost souls swimming in a fish bowl,
Year after year,
Running over the same old ground.
What have you found?
The same old fears…”
WW1- Camp Silhouette Series No 9 – “LIGHTS OUT”
My site is worth
2/6 * . How much is yours worth?
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Please give a warm
StumbleUpon welcome to James “SLHamlet” an embedded journalist for the online world Second Life.
New World Notes is one of the oldest and most highly respected news sources for Second Life and is well worth a visit.
Oh yes, and his book
“The Making of Second Life: Notes from the New World” will be released on Feb 28th, 2008.
The Space Frontier Rocket Garden by Jimbo Perhaps
The Rocket Garden is adajacent to the Space Frontier Sandbox provided courtesy of the Space Frontier Foundation, www.space-frontier.org
on his spectral walrus steed ushers the souls
of departed penguins into the afterlife.
I saw two of these magnificent birds whilst driving to work this morning.
Happy Birthday to…
‘The Dandy’ seventy years young today.
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