Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Cheesy Photo


on the use and purpose of knives



pick up a knife 

and cut into your cheese 

now no one is hurt 



In France fighting between Afghans and Kurds armed with knives resulted in many people being wounded. The fighting took place in a refugee camp for 1500 people last night. The camp was set on fire by some of the occupants and completely destroyed. Only a pile of ash remains, according to a BBC report. That people supposedly fleeing from war zones and claiming to seek safety should engage in such bad behaviour in the country giving them shelter is clearly beyond the pale. 



16 comments:

  1. __ I've carried a pocket knife since I was 12 years old, "Boy Scout" stuff, and I've always considered it a tool. Now, dread occurs as I slip that "tool" into my pants pouch, knowing that within today's lack of civil trust I could easily be accused of carrying a "Concealed Weapon."
    _m

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    1. Magyar, I love that comment :)

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    2. At airport security in Europe I had to hand over my nail scissors.

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    3. Recently at an airport I had to remove my shoes and stand in something resembling a hotel shower. I think I was body-scanned. No concealed weapon for me :) . . . law abiding male septuagenarians spell trouble!!!

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    4. ... and then, there is that world-wide phrase of which I'm sure you are aware: "Who cut the cheese_?"

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    5. Never get in a lift with a stranger.

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  2. I just despair - cut me a slice of that cheese to give me some comfort.

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    1. Hello Pat.

      Maybe somebody could take you to The Fountaine Inn. It's at Linton in Craven. Lovely restaurant. Be sure to reserve a table.

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  3. May I join in there with Weaver...?
    Greetings Maria x

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  4. You have been away or away from blogging.

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    1. Thanks Rachel. I had to see my mum. She had a bad turn. But she's well again now. Well, 97, what can you expect?

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    2. I wondered. Glad she has got going again.

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  5. Keep any group of people in this hell and violence will inevitably ensue. The authorities who allowed this camp to be ruled by hellacious smugglers have a might of responsibility here.
    https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/feb/12/dunkirk-child-refugees-risk-sexual-violence

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    1. The authorities are failing. But maybe it's not easy for them. Language, religion and cultural barriers must play a part. How can they separate every faction and sect and child molester, and jihadi and criminal? We were warned of dangerous men coming to Europe and posing as refugees. Language is a barrier too. I read yesterday that 29 people have been charged with child sexual abuse in Huddersfield. And I recalled Rotherham. This is a big problem. It will not go away anytime soon.

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