Absorbing ancient culture.pesos
Australian journo swaps one set of fibs for another.
"British forests were first subjected to clearing with the Roman conquest of AD 43." Really?
A pox on both their houses.
Couscous salad and asparagus, which alas are nearing the end of their season.pesos
What a terrific essay from George Orwell, which goes well beyond this choice jumping-off point:
"[T]he toad, unlike the skylark and the primrose, has never had much of a boost from poets."