Go Darke

Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it

Browsing Category: History

History

The Hemingway

Truth be told I’m not a massive Ernest Hemingway fan. (What sort of person admits to that?) It’s probably because I’m (really) stupid. And most of (maybe all) his stories… Continue Reading

History

Trench WiFi.

Send a message back to HQ that we are encountering heavy resistance… and that everyone else is dead. Requesting more troops to march directly into machine gun fire. Ps. The… Continue Reading

History

No laughing matter

‘Big Nims’ (full name and rank not listed) of the 3rd Battalion, 366th Infantry, 92nd Division. This photo was taken on the 8th of August, 1918 in Vosges, France. ‘Big… Continue Reading

Ethics, History

Blitz ethics

I love applied ethics and am (generally) less appreciative of the theoretical and ‘academic’ stuff. But I find practical real life examples of tough moral choices really interesting. Especially when… Continue Reading

History

Death of a pamphleteer

On this day, 22 February, 1943, Sophie Scholl was executed by the government of Nazi Germany. She was convicted of high treason after being arrested for distributing anti-war leaflets at… Continue Reading