Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Southern Railway, England, electric train poster, 1939


See earlier posts.

Les Pléiades concours de Ski poster, Switzerland, 1928


Showing the train timetable: Vevey-Blonay-Les Pléiades.

killer coffee and grenade mug


Ideal for Muslims?  Info

an exploding Muslim in Manchester, England kills 22 and injures 59; the threat level of more attacks is raised to critical


Britain has been overdue for such attacks and no-one should be surprised.
The suicide bomber responsible for the worst UK terror attack since the 7/7 atrocity 12 years ago was a British-born jihadi from a family of Libyan refugees, it emerged last night.
Salman Abedi, 22, was known to the security services before he walked into Manchester Arena on Monday night and detonated a bomb packed with nails, nuts and bolts, killing 22 people including children as young as eight.
There were claims that Abedi may have spent time in a Middle East conflict zone, where he may have received terrorist training, while it was also said he had only recently returned from a three-week trip to Libya days before the bombing.  Read more

Daily Mail (UK) reports

boats in Lake Baikal ice, Russia, 1900s