On Things I’ve Been Reading

I bought some comics recently. Aetheric Mechanics Avatar Press Written by Warren Ellis Art by Gianluca Pagliarani In the year 1907, England is at war with Ruritania on the Continent. France is besieged,and Grand Fenwick has been overrun by Ruritanian forces. England’s spacefleet is keeping London safe, while Ruritanian ships are sighted off Mars, and … Continue reading On Things I’ve Been Reading

On Foreign Military Blunders

A headline at the New York Times today: “Swiss Accidentally Invade Liechtenstein.” How did this happen? A Swiss Army regiment, on night training maneuvers, got lost in the dark and crossed the border between Switzerland and Liechtenstein. After marching about two miles into Liechtenstein they realized their mistake, and turned around and marched back to … Continue reading On Foreign Military Blunders