Monthly Archives: April 2015

An unusual ANZAC story: How my grandfather evacuated Australian troops from Timor


Originally posted on Doctor's bag:
My grandfather Lieutenant Commander W. J. Kruys, Royal Netherlands Navy, evacuated the Australian troops from Dutch Timor in December, 1942 (Image taken on the bridge of Hr.Ms.De Ruyter, 1954). “ANZAC day is a time…

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The despicable cruelty of the awful anti-vaccination movement


Originally posted on reasonablehank:
There is a reason I and others refer to the anti-vaccination movement as fundamentalists and extremists. Put simply, they do go to what we would perceive as extreme lengths to further the reach and the defense…

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