Have you ever walked into the still, still night, and sat where you could see the lights dying one by one in the distant city-
Sat until the stars sang to rest the weariness of the world in you-until you lost yourself in dreams on the soft bosom of the night,
And felt again the peace of early youth welling up in you like a fountain of sweet waters-until like a child in the father s arms, you felt unafraid,
And withered memories bloomed again in that inner garden, and little things were forgot in the vast stillness of the glorious growing night,
And the same old ships of gold that sailed over the Pharaohs sailed over you in the same old sea of dark,
And epochs and wars and the myriad passions and loves of the myriad years faded in the infinite peace of the still, still night?
in 1936 Germany hosted the Olympics headed by an ambitious leader with plans for regional if not world domination. Three years later Germany annexed part of Czechoslovakia. The excuse was that they were ‘protecting’ German interests and German speakers in the country. The League of Nations was…