Warhorses

Rare tribute, World War I.
Photo by Mark Raen

Millions of horses and mules died in Wordl War I.Steven Spielberg made a movie about the fate of the animals.You can find information about the real story behind this here. To make this photo must have taken lots and lots of preparation. Literally hundreds of men participated in the project. Look through your eyelashes at… Continue reading Warhorses

Less politicians, more statesmen

Churchill saved Charles de Gaulle by bringing him to Great Britain just in time.

Short video with some quotes from the marvelous biography of the greatest statesman ever: Winston Churchill, by William Manchester and Paul Reid.Concluding:Nowadays civilization is threatened in a very different way but in my opinion also in an even more worrying and sinister way than 80 years ago.Serious politicians should more frequently ask themselves: What Did… Continue reading Less politicians, more statesmen

No, not canonising WSC

.. only half jokingly ..
The paintings in the background are not related to the contents of this video. These are old paintings: from 2019. The woman is my grandmother who died in 1925 …

This video is about quite a number of different subjects. One of those is the really very peculiar aspect of religious doctrines on “superstitions and false religions”. Links: Last week’s video.The article by George Mitchell.The article by the Sahara Reporters.The article by the British anti-Churchill, anti-Trump professor.

Rejoicing at Revelation horror

The big church in Schiedam, Netherlands was named after its location (Frankelandsekerk) and after a local saint Liduina.

Hardly any bible reading this time although that tag does fit this video. My father died a year before this church was demolished. A few years ago there was some kind of a contest in the Netherlands wherein this church was named as one of the most beautiful demolished buildings. My family regularly visited its… Continue reading Rejoicing at Revelation horror

Expressionism? I do want to cry out..

Expressionism?
Hyperlapse & comments

Colourizing old movies: I saw great examples of it before and today I discovered that a fellow Dutchman called Rick is doing a really great job in this field. Here an example of his work: The Attack on Pearl Harbour.This blogpost is about something completely different, yet in a way comparable. I chose this example-link… Continue reading Expressionism? I do want to cry out..

May 10 in The Netherlands and in Great Britain

BBC-text and photo
Praise. Not just for Winston Churchill but for William Manchester too.

I used the (in)famous photo of Chamberlain as featured image. Somewhat amazingly I could find it at the BBC. (Link) This is a good source to start if you know little or nothing about why the name ‘Chamberlain’ to many is almost a synonym for ‘appeasement’.

A military cemetery in Spremberg: Sonst Nichts…

Mourning Mother On the 'Sowjetischer Soldaten Friedhof'

A visit to a Soviet Military Cemetery in Germany This video is definitely a first one in many ways: it is made outside the Netherlands, it is made outdoors and the only one so far made in a rather impulsive way.Moreover, I encountered serious limitations of the website hosting company: that caused a delay of… Continue reading A military cemetery in Spremberg: Sonst Nichts…

Meanwhile in The Hague, Brussels and New York

About a sickening coincidence of two meetings.I should not exaggerate: actually I did not throw up, I did not even vomit in my mouth.Two days ago Mr. Zelensky, an extremely wealthy clown -literally, it was his previous job- addressed the Dutch parliament. The next day he did another non-exchange with the Belgian parliament. It coincided… Continue reading Meanwhile in The Hague, Brussels and New York