The pursuit of happiness, 1680–1790.
My late mum’s dog (and, since 2009, my dad’s dog and companion), Molly, died yesterday, exactly 12 years to the day after my mum died. Molly was, as I’m sure you’ll realise, the best dog ever. We’ll all miss her. Thanks, Pups! See also: Meet Molly Carter
BBC News: Doctor Hossam Metwally poisoned partner in ‘exorcism ritual’An anaesthetist who poisoned his partner in a series of botched exorcism ceremonies is facing jail.Hossam Metwally, 61, performed a “dangerous perversion” of the Islamic Ruqya ritual on Kelly Wilson at the couple’s home in Grimsby. The implication seems to be that not all exorcism ceremonies… Continue reading Dangerous perversion
In memory of W.G. Sebald.
A journey through madness, mania and healing.
The woman who saved the birds.
Cheryl Ladd is 70!!
A celebration of swifts.
Rules for focused success in a distracted world.
Change needed to tackle climate crisis, says woman with four kids, three castles, two houses, and a palace.