Month: July 2013

Posted in Oddities

THE EYES HAVE IT

‘Shape Shifters,’ ‘Reptilians’, ‘Lizards’ and ‘Aliens’. How often have you heard lurid stories of this kind especially when associated with people who share the Rhesus…

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Posted in Wales

GLAMORGAN FARM SCHOOL

The Glamorgan (or Glamorganshire) Reformatory for Boys was established in 1858 in premises at Hawdref Ganol, a few miles to the west of Neath. The…

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Posted in UK

TY MAWR APPROVED SCHOOL

EX-TY MAWR HEADMASTER JAILED FOR ASSAULTS

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Posted in UK

HOW TO BURY BAD NEWS

The UK Media are focusing the public attention on the latest addition to the Windsor Dynasty. Meanwhile, two items of public interest have this week,…

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Posted in America

THE FINAL ILLUSION

Harry Houdini was born on March 24th 1874 in Budapest, Hungary, with the name of Ehrich Weisz. He was one of six children and the…

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Posted in UK

THE BEST POSSIBLE TASTE

What would you define as something being ‘In Bad Taste?’ After all what is the harm in telling someone on a visit to China, “If you…

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Posted in UK

THE PRICE OF COAL

I found this among some documents recently. I believe it was given to every man and boy who worked in the coal Industry during the…

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Posted in UK

WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND

“Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the…

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Posted in World

DYING FOR A DRINK

How do you wish to function as a society? Would you like to get so out of your head you never have to deal with…

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Posted in Guest Author

WHAT COLOUR IS A SLUT?

“Unmarried white girls who became pregnant in the postwar years were considered psychologically disturbed but treatable, whereas their black counterparts were presumed to be biologically…

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