My Country, ‘Tis Of Thee

The flag is black and white, symbolising the whiteness of snow and the darkness of Arctic areas. 


The Defence Minister is the most successful female boxer in Finnish history. The Foreign Minister has a photo gallery on his website which is, er, startling. The Head of State “plays songs that are usually considered bad”.

I speak of the Kingdom of Valtio. This seems to me the kind of place where Hooting Yard, rather than being an obscure internet blog, would be a daily newspaper. I note that applications for citizenship are accepted from all and sundry. I shall be applying today, and I suggest that all my readers do likewise.

Discovered via Mr Eugenides.


2 thoughts on “My Country, ‘Tis Of Thee

  1. Am I mistaken in my belief that the ‘Kingdom of Valtio’ suggests that there should be a King of some sort?
    I feel ‘King Outa_Spaceman the First’ has a deluded grander about it.

    O.S.M. I

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