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A sort of fairy story, for sort of grown ups. Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons
In my life underwater, everything has learnt the trick of heaviness, slow as Sunday afternoon. Something ponderous with yellow eyes, all bones and...
The Department is located in Whitehall, approximately six floors below ground level, in a sprawling maze of corridors known as the Rabbit Warren. The...
The twins weren't bullies. Nothing like that. They just liked to have a laugh. You had to have a laugh, if you wanted to get through on the farm. It...
Over 300 British and Commonwealth soldiers were executed on The Western Front during the First World War, most for 'cowardice' or 'desertion in the face of the enemy'. Yet in spite of what we have long known about PTSD, and the fact that some of the victims were too young to have been serving in the army, successive governments refused to issue a blanket pardon for them until 2006. Their convictions, however, have never been quashed, which means their 'offences' remain.