Nearly 600 years ago, a heavily loaded merchant ship foundered off the island of Skaftö, situated approximately 70 km north of present-day Gothenburg on the now-Swedish west coas
“The novel is set is 1973, just after the cancellation of the last Apollo missions to the Moon.”
” At the season of Earth’s decay our forefathers remembered their dead, who were believed to visit their homes on that night.”
“So come all ye at hame wi’ Freedom,/Never heed whit the hoodies croak for doom.”
“But the chief of all our stolen pleasures at Halloween was SMEAKING. “
On 23rd of October 1941, the animated Disney film Dumbo was released.
Sheriff Substitute Brown said that there had been ‘a disgusting amount of lying going on’.
Tiny sherds of glass unearthed at Caerlaverock Castle, Dumfriesshire, way back in the 1990s have inspired people to imagine what the amazing Islamic vessel that they came from would have looked like.
More than 70 small, pierced shell beads and four big, pierced shell pendants, were most likely sewn into a piece of leather, wrapped around the baby for her burial.
What was the Colonial Office? And what can these documents tell us about the experiences of people living under British rule?