Tag Archives: World War I

All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting… George Orwell

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Belgian Canal Boat Fund for the relief of the civil population behind the firing lines. Send them something The First World War was not the first example of civilian populations being decimated by…

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A good team to guaranty a musical about the First World War

Director Frank Van Laecke has proven to be at home in the market of entertainment. He has directed musical, theatre and opera productions. This year we are remembering 100 years of something which can not easily be called a ‘theatre … Continue reading

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Juncker warns for possible new war

La Decena Trágica may have been far away from Europe when it brought in 1913 the Mexican Revolution. Europe had to meet its tragic decennial a year later. The House of Romanov in 1913 celebrated its 300th anniversary of its … Continue reading

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1914 – 2014 preparations

2014 is coming by and hall be special, because it shall be a time to stand still and look at what people can do to each other and what for dangers there can be around when we are not careful. … Continue reading

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11 November, a day to remember #2 From the Industrialisation

In my previous postings Feestdagen, consumeren en besparen and Is it wise to annul the Pentecostweekend I mentioned that some members of parliament did not want to scrap only Whit Monday and we looked on what happened on the 315th … Continue reading

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11 November, a day to remember #1 Until Industrialisation

In Feestdagen, consumeren en besparen and Is it wise to annul the Pentecostweekend I mentioned the ideas of some members of parliament to get rid of certain holidays to boost the economy. The most commercial successful Pentecost weekend has Whit Monday to … Continue reading

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