Thursday, March 14, 2013

Oct 2012: Churchill is a common gangster

So I went for a ride and came across this fascinating thing. Cycling is showing me parts of London that I've never seen before.

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Im in Kenton

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Riding through the morning mist

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and now a long long ride

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see how far its come

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passing above a stream

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and down a central path

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till I reach a corner of the A40. Hello?

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a small tent with these cardboard pieces

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While it was Britain's finest hour, some of the minutes of those hours were pretty bad and cringe worthy.

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This General seems to be a very brave man, I didnt know about him at all. Here’s his wiki entry.

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Churchill is such a polarising figure, a man who is rated to be one of the best Britons but abroad? well, lets just say his reputation sucks

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I didnt know about Pilecki’s report. And a bit ashamed that UK didnt help in the Auschwitz’s breakout. The communists dont come out of this well either. Sad, here’s his wiki entry.

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this little camp is against the A40

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Empty misty foggy roads

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Yes, I can see that

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My little bike..

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A last look at the little camp. Poles suffered very badly in WW2 and got it in the neck from pretty much everybody. This bike ride was good but also gave me much to think about.

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