OLD AGE IS AN ILLUSION

The human condition is to segment life; for instance, Shakespeare’s ‘seven ages of man’. Life is a little like the seasons so dress for the season whatever the weather is doing. Or like the ticking clock, ‘if that is the time then tired I must be.’

Deutschland Ripe for Revolution

Inside the German Parliament, a tense debate is now taking place, interrupted by protests and boos, on a reform of the Law on Protection against Infections, with which the grand coalition intends to transfer powers to the Government, from the legislature, to address greater restrictions, until now prohibited by the courts.

Denmark Government is Covid Clobbered

The cutely named ‘epidemic law’ would have handed the Danish government the power to enact compulsory quarantine measures against anyone they claim infected with a dangerous disease, but it was the part about vaccinations that caused the biggest uproar. Shockingly, a law in Denmark that would have given authorities the power to forcibly inject people with a coronavirus vaccine has been abandoned after nine days of public protests.

Allied Arctic Convoys Of World War II

During World War II, between 1941 and 1945, 78 Allied Arctic convoys brought more than 4 million tons of provisions and munitions to the U.S.S.R. These deliveries played a crucial role in the Soviet war effort. More than 1,400 merchant ships and naval vessels participated in the convoys to the ports of Arkhangelsk and Murmansk in Arctic Russia, which Winston Churchill once described as “the worst journey in the world.”