Category: 2000 onwards

Pork Pie and porky pies.

It’s coming up for two weeks since the EU referendum and I’ve only just started to calm down. Not because there’s any more reason to calm down. If anything, things have escalated and it...

Mischief Night, 1917

Mischief Night – like trick or treating, except with just the tricks. What’s not to like, if you’re a cheeky 13-year-old? In Liverpool it mainly seems to involve eggs being thrown, especially at taxis...

Solar Eclipse, 1927

Tomorrow, there’s something that doesn’t happen every day – it’s a total eclipse of the sun. I have read that Scotland will lose 98% of its sunlight (insert joke) and the lack of solar...