Month: May 2021

HUMOUR IN BANKRUPTCY

We often find humour even under the most dreadful circumstances; it is known as gallows humour. The never-ending recession has produced its own brand of wit. ‘With the market turmoil being what it is what’s the best way to make a small fortune?  Start off with a large one’.

Russian Foreign Ministry releases collection of Top Secret Documents on 1945 Yalta Conference

From 4 to 12 February 1945, a conference of the leaders of the three allied powers – the USSR, the USA and Great Britain – took place in Crimea. The Soviet delegation was headed by J. Stalin, American – F. Roosevelt, English – W. Churchill. The People’s Commissar for Foreign Affairs of the USSR V.M. Molotov, US Secretary of State E. Stettinius, British Foreign Secretary A. Eden, as well as chiefs of general staff and advisers of the countries participating in the conference.

Easter riding

The Osterreiten or Osterritt ( SorbianJutrowne jěchanje ; synonym cross riding ) is an old religious rituals in the form of a procession in which the resurrection of Christ is proclaimed. It is still cultivated as a Sorbian custom in the Catholic part of Upper Lusatia . There are also Easter horseback processions in Old Bavaria and Franconia , in Upper Silesia , North Bohemia and Moravia.

Put a Bird on that Beat: Producer So Wylie Remixes Nature’s Best Singers

So Wylie learned last year that owl calls are “kind of fire.” Now she is expanding her catchy avian collection.
In November 2020, during a contested election and deadly pandemic, a tiny Saw-whet Owl was rescued from the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree. Being very small (and politically unaffiliated), the owl spawned a minor media sensation. Among those entranced was New York-based music producer So Wylie. 

See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil judges threaten peace in Europe

Chahinez, a 31-year-old mother of three originally from Algeria, died in Mérignac, near Bordeaux, after being burned alive by her serial-psycho 45-year-old husband, sparking a wave of indignation and protests. Around 300 people, friends and neighbours gathered for an hour in silence near the scene of the tragedy, placing flowers, candles, and a message: 
‘We will not forget you,’ was written on the sidewalk where the Algerian woman tragically and needlessly died.