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One last moan before midday.

Straight off, I’m truly sorry for the lady who headed Tesco attempting suicide because she couldn’t cope and things were going backwards. I’ve resisted the urge to blog on it until now.

What’s tipped it over the line is this one from Downunder:

The dramatic departure from the AFL of Dorothy Hisgrove, the game’s only female executive, who vowed to change the culture of the organisation, marks a 12-month period of internal unrest at head office and comes as a major blow for chief executive Gillon McLachlan.

MyToolShed and Yodel

There are issues best left to the next day, as this one is. It seems, in the cold light of day, a small matter over two saws and I wanted to see if the annoyance dissipated overnight.

No, I’m sorry but even with those saws now here, the way it was advertised and handled was poor and so I am still going to copy and paste this post as my letter of complaint to the firm. There’s business practice they contravened which needs to be talked out.

On the face of it, the firm would say I’ve nothing to complain about. They always saw the “order before 3 p.m. Friday, deliver next day” as meaning “deliver Monday” and yes, it has been delivered Monday.

Some readers would no doubt agree with the firm that there’s no case for me to present to:

Our defence

What is the definition of seething?

Thousands of those out of action suffer from mental health problems, such as post-traumatic stress, or have been severely wounded in Iraq or ­Afghanistan.

A total of over 29,000 troops cannot take part in combat and more than 10,000 are unlikely to ever be sent out on operations again.

And over the past three years the astonishing number of soldiers who have been classed as unfit for combat stands at more than 50,000.

Around 5,000 Navy personnel, including Marines, and almost 5,000 RAF staff have also been medically downgraded.

Colonel Richard Kemp, a former British commander in Afghanistan, said: “These injuries effectively mean the Army has been reduced to just 62,000 soldiers.

Always blame George

On most issues, what any one narrativist thinks and does doesn’t matter for us, it hardly affects us directly and yet the sum total of accumulated woolly thinking across society, in every nook and cranny, in key decision making positions, really does affect us and can border on crime, if not actually be criminal.

For example, teachers showing kids porn in school in order to discuss it and work out how to counter porn [weekend news]. That’s a combination of both woolly thinking and moral bankruptcy, also absence of ethics.

In this one, a klutz makes error upon error upon error in Paris and never learns. He writes a journo piece to “sort of” justify himself. No one goes easiest on an error maker, cuts him so much slack, than the error maker himself.

The story – man leaves phone on back seat in Paris.…

The saw

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[My previous saw]

The building was at the point where the handsaws needed to be used for the cleaner cut. A freely held circular does a goodish job for ply, with lines ruled onto it but for structural beams, I prefer a handsaw.

Not an issue today – go to Google, find what Google throws up and there it was – Amazon, Screwfix, various others … and MyToolShed.

Two saws, both 22″, not the 20 inch of the last two which were stolen.

One learns from one’s mistakes, trusting inside residents.  We know who it is, we can’t prove it. It’s cost me.  No matter.  So I had to buy two saws as I was ready for the heavy cutting.…


Rossa sends some pieces on Vostok but no analysis is going to get past first base if it doesn’t include the funding of both sides by Them – Sutherland’s boys et al.

Given that, the man makes some good points and some which would need verification from those inside.

On Russia and Putin:

“Определяющим фактором в отношениях с НАТО остаются неприемлемость для Российской Федерации планов продвижения военной инфраструктуры альянса к ее границам и попытки придания ему глобальных функций”.

… which he translates as:…

When there is no escape

It is a very serious allegation that maybe only whose have lived or went thru that know what really is. [Commenter Marie]

Perhaps a person can be forgiven for thinking there’s something going on here because, at the same time that I was writing the post coming up at 16:00, now moved to Sunday, I found, when going to my email, there was a link from James Wilson:

Which country …

… has this associated with it? [Five separate countries]:

1. For one day in 1943, the capital city designated a hospital room to be “extraterritorial” (international) ground so a Dutch princess could be born a full Dutch citizen.

2. It’s an archipelago made up of over 100 islands, some of which are not even inhabited but the inhabited ones have 14 Nobel Laureates altogether.…

The three card trick

And haven’t we a perfect example of the Sarah Connor post in Calais.

Cameron does nothing, Hollande does nothing. They can act at any moment if they wished, they are not incapable people, they comprehend, they read what people are saying.  Some say Cameron does not want to offend for fear his “reforms” won’t go through.

So one of two situations exists – either he genuinely believes there is such a thing as EU reform, the idiot, when everyone from Jesse Norman to Roger Helmer told him clearly there was not a chance in hell.…

Midweek Rossa

#  Agenda 21 in full force in Greece. Reducing pensions to 87 euros a month.

Mr. George Romanias, Greek Secretary General on Social Services, has said today, speaking to the Greek MEGA TV station:

“Ι cannot stay in the Ministry. I went to apply some principles. I cannot do the opposite” Mr Romanias said adding that he will submit his resignation by tomorrow morning. “I cannot apply the law they oblige me to introduce. It is not possible to give a monthly pension of 87 Euros to a handicapped person. This is what was put in law”

#  And this is why they want to kill off the Greeks.

The SR-71 Blackbird

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In April 1986,  following  an attack on American soldiers in a Berlin disco, President  Reagan
ordered the bombing of Muammar Qaddafi’s terrorist camps in Libya.

My duty was to fly over Libya and take photographs recording the damage our  F-111’s had  inflicted. Qaddafi had established a ‘line of death,’  territorial marking across the Gulf of Sidra, swearing  to shoot down any intruder that crossed the   boundary.…

Genesis of the Daleks

Nice to see the rest of the sphere catching up.  This is about:

… the late Georgetown history professor Carroll Quigley, who in 1949 completed a book rather grandly entitled The Anglo-American Establishment.

Decades later Bill Clinton was an undergrad student of Quigley (he got a B from him). In Clinton’s 1992 acceptance speech at the Democratic convention, he cited Quigley as an inspiration.

In reality, Quigley’s book, which wasn’t published until much later, was only very tangentially related to American institutions such as the Council of Foreign Relations. It actually focused on one group of British establishmentarians, the progressive imperialists who set up the British equivalent of the CFR, the Royal Institute of International Affairs (a.k.a., Chatham House), edited The Times of London for most of the first four decades of the 20th Century, and largely controlled the peculiarly influential All Souls College at Oxford.