Midleton College – a School from Scandal.

Originally posted on Midleton with 1 'd':
Midleton College Founded 1696. This inscription over the great door of the original block of Midleton College is both accurate, and disingenuous. The school was indeed founded by Elizabeth Villiers in 1696, but the building itself didn’t exist at the time. Indeed, the original school house was only completed…

fosail / fossil

Originally posted on K Bain – Writer:
sit with me inside the night, ?? i am holding the blue black? of loss. its river of tar & fossil flows ?? through me. flooding all senses. submerging ? my footsteps i walk through myself. darkening isolation’s hollow? tree. the wolf call despair, minds wilderness entangled forest.?…

Niuta Titelbaum

Niuta Titelbaum was a Jewish member of the armed resistance to nazism in Warsaw, Poland during World War II.  She was a militant of both the Jewish Combat Organization (Żydowska Organizacja Bojowa, Known as the ŻOB) in the Warsaw Ghetto and the Communist People’s Guard (Guardia Ludowa) in Warsaw as a whole.  She is known…

Updates from the British press

Originally posted on Notes from the U.K.:
Statistics An article that’s been buried at the bottom of my stack of clippings reports that 98% of us think we’re nicer than half the population. And 90% of drivers say they’re above average. And although it doesn’t say this, 98% of bloggers think their blogs are…