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Nation building

August 13th, 2008 · 1 Comment

TDT and the People’s Autocratic Republic of Taxistan (PART) are facing many of the hardships of any new nation. Despite no loo, shower, electricity, running water or shade from the 120F heat spirits remain high at the end of day 1 of 5. Efforts at nation building kept morale high during the heat of the day. PART has established it’s border (with a rope) in response to Russian violations of it’s sovereignty. A new passport control office has been erected from various parts liberated from an abandoned van. A flagpole was sunk into the ground using a shovel borrowed from a passing Kazakh and a fallen telegraph pole. Our hubcaps now fly as our colours.

The new government divided the nation is into two semi autonomous administrative regions, demarcated by the line of the old girl. They are North Oftaxia and South Oftaxia.

Reflecting the geographical and political situation of Taxistan, a new time zone has been created half way between Russia and Kazakhstan. Taxistan time is GMT + 5 1/2

Cleanup operations began in earnest today after an environmental study uncovered thousands of cigarette ends, broken glass and rusted barbed wire, the operations were suspended when razor blades and used sanitary apparatus were discovered in North Oftaxia. This area has been cordoned off.

Diplomatic relations were established with Australia today. An aid shipment of fruit and drinking water is arriving tonight with Team Emu Draught. This should hopefully vary our diet which thus far has consisted of pasta and tomato concentrate, with the odd hunk of bread. Negotiations with New Zealand last night yielded enough alcohol to get 1/3 of the population rip roaringly drunk. This has been placed in emergency reserve.

Max is now preparing the nation a wholesome meal of pasta and tomato concentrate.

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  • 1 Jeffrey // Aug 14, 2008 at 6:34 am

    Sounds like a prospering young nation.

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