Friday, January 23, 2015


The past cannot be changed, forgotten, edited or erased; it can only be accepted.
Tom Holland "India is one of the last places in the world where the ancient gods have not been banished"

"Probability is 90% mathematical, the other half is practical", Yogi Berra (apocryphal)

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Sophie Hay@pompei79  
Indian statue found in may be from Afghanistan & might have Classical influence from Venus & her attendants
Tom Holland@holland_tom ·
Hooray for British hypocrisy! Flags at 1/2-mast in Whitehall 4 the king of a country that lashes bloggers and executes converts 2 Christianity
"It seemed the mockery of hell to fold The rottenness of eighty years in gold" - Byron on the funeral of George III, 'Vision of Judgement'

Tom HollandVerified account


Historian: 'Rubicon', 'Persian Fire', 'Millennium', 'In The Shadow of the Sword'. Translation of Herodotus now out. 6-hitter, prince-bowler. Dinosaur lover.
Despite a slowdown, China's economy is now more than 25-times bigger than it was in 1990
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