December 2012

2012: The Year in Review

As a monumental year for the micronational community draws to a close, it’s time to reflect on what hit the headlines in 2012. In a year that saw massive cultural growth in Sirocco, the rise and fall of nations and tragedies and successes alike, the Sirocco Times presents its third Year in »

Monday, 31 December 2012

World fails to end in Sirocco

Alston, NCD, Dec 22 – Despite doomsday predictions, the world did not end yesterday for Sirocco, with many noting that very little happened at all. In defiance of the predictions of doomsdayers across the world, citizens in Sirocco stayed awake to see in December 21 at midnight, noting that »

Saturday, 22 December 2012

Atomic calendar introduced in Sirocco

Alston, NCD, Dec 19 – A calendar honouring the Atomic Age has today been introduced in Sirocco for a trial run to see if it is feasible to run a dual-calendar system. The Atomic Calendar officially began on 16 July 1945, the date of the Trinity atomic test in Nevada, USA, with years being »

Wednesday, 19 December 2012

2012 Olympics postponed to 2013

Alston, NCD, Dec 19 – It has today been confirmed that the seventh Intermicronational Olympic Games will be held in 2013. Delays and severe inactivity have forced the Siroccan Government to hold the Olympics sometime in January or February next year following few replies of interest by other »

Wednesday, 19 December 2012

Commonwealth Avenue: Why so sad, Barnaby?

You know, I thought The Eternal Principal was quite good. It seems the one of the rules of entertainment is alive and well – you can’t please everyone. While Prsänëa and Zealandia both enjoyed the show, it seems Senya did not. I decided that it is more civil to respond to his »

Saturday, 1 December 2012