Tuesday, 24 May 2016

THIS IS NOT DEAD



BENITO MUSSOLINI - THE BUTCHER IN ABYSSINIA 


THE LIE IS A WELCOME PROPAGANDA WEAPON - HITLER


THE WORK DETAIL 


THE CHAUVINIST


LIES 

TORTURE 

AND BETRAYAL


BRUTALLY

SUPPORTING

IMPERIAL CHAUVINISM 


ON THE ROAD TO TERROR

AND 

DEATH


THEY 

STILL CALL IT

FASCISM 



IT 

IS NOT DEAD





Punch Cartoon no. 2 (from 1906)



Vicar's Wife: Now that you can't get about, and are not
able to read, how do you manage to occupy the time?


Old Man: Well, Mum, sometimes I sits and thinks; and
                then again I just sits.



A 110 year old cartoon flags up the importance of literacy. The increasing number of illiterate and semi-illiterate children living in Austria today is causing much concern.



Sunday, 22 May 2016

Japan-Russia 5th International Haiku Contest




Click HERE  to find details and rules of the 5th Japan-Russia International Haiku Contest.

English language submissions from any country in the world are also being accepted.

Themes: mountain, sea, lake, river, or anything.

Closing date is 30th June 2016. 

From the competition website: 

we all try our best
in our busy, busy lives
to write poetry





Equality





Alexander of Macedonia
and his mule driver
became equals in death

Marcus Aurelius