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Couvre-Feu

The curfew comes for the old French phrase ‘couvre-feu’ meaning ‘cover fire’. William The Conqueror adopted the Middle Ages ‘curfeu’ to call on the people to extinguish the household fires to prevent conflagrations. 8PM was the normal hour for the curfeu. Same as declared by Mayor DeBlasio and Governor Cuomo this afternoon, but these corrupt […]

ROADS OF THE FLYOVER by Peter Nolan Smith

The old crew met at Miguel Abreau’s Gallery on Orchard Street to honor Brock Dundee’s documentary about Afghanistan that he had filmed for the UK MoD. The Scot had flown in helicopters to battle sites and crossed the mountains on foot with the assassins of the SAS. At dinner Dannatt joked that his old friend […]