Here’s a quiz. What links these four things together? There are pictures to help you: A replica (under construction)of the Basque Galleon, San Juan, Some strangely shaped pieces of wood, The Wellbeing of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015, and A template drawing of the ‘sections’ of a mature oak tree. * There’s a Mayflower II […]
The Newsworthiness of Death. Biased towards the ‘simple, immediate and spectacular’.
“A single death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic”, feels like an astonishingly callous sentiment. It’s been attributed to Joseph Stalin; despite some doubts about who said it first it does sound very much like something ‘Uncle Joe’ might have said, so if the cap fits… The quote has been widely analysed […]