Monday, 14 September 2015


"When small men begin to cast long shadows, it means the sun is about to set" - Lin Yutang

As a addendum to my complaint about the diminishing calibre of UK politicians can I recommend this frankly terrifying comment on their US equivalents.

"Are we like late Rome, infatuated with past glories, ruled by a complacent, greedy elite and hopelessly powerless to adapt to changing conditions?" - Camille Paglia

A bit more more wargaming related is '40 maps that explain the Roman Empire' which is fascinating, although whoever compiled it takes a fairly liberal approach to the definition of map.

And some Stevie Nicks:


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