Monthly Archives: August 2017

What type of sleeper are you?

We’re all used to dividing ourselves between Early-Birds and Night Owls depending on our natural predilection for when we get up and are at our best.  I’m very much an Early Bird, I don’t own an alarm clock and indeed … Continue reading

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Peter The Wild Boy

In the summer of 1725 an uncouth youth was found in the forest of Hertswold near Hameln in northern Germany. It was thought the boy was aged about 10 years old though he walked on all fours and fed on … Continue reading

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Secret London: streets beneath streets of London

Originally posted on The Great Wen:
Paul, the librarian at Time Out, first told me about the street beneath Charing Cross Road in around 2005. He promised to show it to me, but never did. Then, last month, I saw…

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