Category Archives: history

Win the Battle, Lose the War

Pyrrhic Victory The Battle of Asculum [5] took place in 279 BC between the Roman Republic under the command of the consuls Publius Decius Mus and Publius Sulpicius Saverrio and the forces of king Pyrrhus of Epirus. (Wikipedia) It is … Continue reading

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Live by the Sword; Die by the Sword

Momo This may be the truth, this may be a lie: but someone is responsible for the deaths of the powerful and famous in the 1960’s. Could it really have been Sam Giancana all along?

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“I’d Rather Be Dead in a Ditch”

Boris Johnson I know that I’ve said this many times before, but, be careful what you ask for, you just might get it. When asked, yesterday, about requesting a further delay of Brexit of three more months, Johnson uttered the … Continue reading

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Hong Kong: Too Little, Too Late?

Carrie Lam, Chief Executive of Hong Kong It isn’t hard to imagine that Beijing is pulling the strings of their puppet in Hong Kong. But it gets a little bit troubling that a British/Chinese agreement that was supposed to run … Continue reading

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Fountain International Magazine

Magazine Cover from December 2014 When Fountain International was first formed, they offered a magazine every four months for a small annual subscription. You didn’t have to ‘belong’ to Fountain, since there was no ‘membership’ as such. The magazine subscription … Continue reading

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Who is the Count of Saint Germain?

International Man of Mystery While researching alchemy and alchemists, I came across the man who was a legend in his own lifetime (1710-1784). He also has a counterpart in Theosophical circles: St. Germain. But who is he, really? My go-to … Continue reading

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Was Jesus an Alchemist?

You are the salt of the earth Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted? it is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to … Continue reading

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