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Humble or Proud?


Pride goes before destruction,
and a haughty spirit before a fall.
It is better to be of a lowly spirit with the poor
than to divide the spoil with the proud. 499 more words


It’s summer, so let’s see if I can show you the beautiful County Down coastline in the sunshine, starting with the townland of Cloghy, south of… 466 more words


Go on then?

This is the sort of drawing that you can almost put any caption to, feel free to suggest alternatives. Farage is the name of the smoking parrot. 19 more words

Jerry Mander - Forget the Lifeboat, It's the Iceberg That Counts!


Forget the Lifeboat,
It’s the Iceberg that Counts!

By Richard Fernandez, “Wretchard,” at PJ Media

Within 24 hours of the Brexit victory its disruptive effects made many argue it was a mistake; that it would not be long before a repentant Britain was pushing its face against the cold glass doors of the Euro cafe, wistfully eyeing the delicacies now out of its foolish reach. 1,106 more words

Jerry Mander

The 'Sir John Fisher': a trip in a lifeboat from Workington to Whitehaven

“Ann? Come and stand here.”

You don’t argue with John Stobbart, Coxwain of the Sir John Fisher. He’s a tall, imposing man with a gruff voice, and he’s standing at the wheel of Workington’s lifeboat – which is currently suspended over the sea. 2,971 more words


The Lady and the Pig

Born in Cincinnati in 1879 to a wealthy Jewish family, Edith Louise Rosenbaum took an interest in fashion at an early age. After attending a series of finishing schools, she moved to Paris to become a saleswoman for a… 595 more words