Ode To Napoleon Buonaparte – Lord Byron

‘Tis done—but yesterday a King!And armed with Kings to strive—And now thou art a nameless thing:So abject—yet alive!Is this the man of thousand thrones,Who strewed our earth with hostile bones,And can he thus survive?Since he, miscalled the Morning Star [Lucifer],Nor man nor fiend hath fallen so far. Ill-minded man! why scourge thy kindWho bowed so… Read More Ode To Napoleon Buonaparte – Lord Byron

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The Last of Scotland – The Blairs make their final visit to Balmoral – A Parody

 (with apologies to William McGonagall, 1825-1902) It fell upon the first weekend in September That Mr Blair the Prime Minister enjoyed hospitality he should long remember, As a guest of Her Majesty the Queen in the Castle of Balmoral, An honour far greater than any wreath of bays or laurel. And with him he was… Read More The Last of Scotland – The Blairs make their final visit to Balmoral – A Parody

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