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Humorous Judge, 1936

This judge from 1936 appears to be a frustrated comedian. Mr Justice Charles of Leeds Assizes was disappointed that two potentially interesting cases had been withdrawn. In the first, Tadcaster Rural District Council were...

A New Year’s Song, 1875

Happy new year! I think about half of us are hoping for a better 2017 than 2016, and I personally have my fingers crossed that there’s a kind of yin/yang effect between 2016 and...

The Sugar Plum Christmas Book, 1978

Finding this book, this influential but long-lost item of my childhood, was no easy task. While I could remember whole poems and, especially, the cutely disturbing illustrations, the only part of the title I...