I was entranced by the legends of the Children of Lir and The Pursuit of Diarmuid and Gráinne, told by Clare Murphy.
So many of my favourite things in one.
I write about Jennet Device and the Pendle Witch Trials of 1612 and 1634. A 9-year-old condemned her entire family to death for witchcraft — but was accused of the same crime 22 years later.
Let explain who OJ Simpson is, why all eyes in the US are on him, and two of the dozens of reasons that he is a murderer. (TW)
One of the most useful metaphors I’ve come across for defining and explaining chronic illness: if you’ve not heard of it, listen up.
Blah blah — it’s my favourite thing. But look: my other favourite things! Bad English, and spurious health claims!
On the monkeys on the Djemaa el Fna. Content note: distressing image.