Sunday Music: Waterloo

Today is Father’s Day but it’s also the anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo!

Wellington was probably not the sort of man that I’d like, he was a snob and believed absolutely in the superiority of the English aristocracy, he claimed that his troops were the ‘scum of the earth’ and they did not love him as French soldiers loved Napoleon. However, Wellington didn’t waste them or their lives and he said and meant that the “only thing worse than a battle lost is a battle won”

It’s also important to remember that Waterloo was won by a coalition of nations, not just the British. I believe, the whole continent is better when we work together.

Which is why today, I’m celebrating this anniversary with a song by a Swedish band…

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