Monthly Archives: May 2018

Warning

  Yes, watch out indeed – those kids might not have shoulders but they pack a mighty kick. Advertisements

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Revenge from the Grave

Another diverting little snippet from my trusty Almanack of Folklore. On May 20th, 1736, one Samuel Baldwin was buried at sea. He wasn’t a sailor and he didn’t die at sea, but it was his request to have such a … Continue reading

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On Ice

It must have been a very generous act by whoever this cake was made for… …but I wonder if it was necessary to go to quite those lengths?

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The Mysteries of Life

Despite all our advances in science and our accumulation of knowledge, there remain some enduring mysteries in life: what is dark matter and how come we can’t find it? Is there life on other planets? Why is it that when … Continue reading

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It’s Here!

Raid your piggy bank! Sell one of your kidneys to a dubious online source! Or even both! Yes folks, it’s time to subscribe to the latest edition of the children’s educational magazine Aquila. This month’s theme is ‘Safari’ and the … Continue reading

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Announcement

To those of you who have no internet access and never go online, I implore you to give it a try if only to sign up to this amazing blog. And in the same vein: (Courtesy Analytical Grammar)

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