Misattribution of verse started by students on internet is finally corrected by blogger
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Saturday 09 March 2013
'Goodbye, my brother,' the old master said
Temptresses, decrepit hags and glamorous spell-casters: New Scottish art exhibition to reveal real faces of witchcraft
Monday 10 December 2012
The dark history of European witchcraft will be explored in an exhibition opening at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art next July.
Wednesday 21 November 2012
"This song is about drinking... and disaster," frontman John Bramwell drily announces before launching into the astringent "To the Brink".
Thursday 18 October 2012
With the pioneering verbatim-based London Road at the National and the RSC's exuberant Matilda conquering the West End, the British musical has been showing signs of bold, fresh life in the past couple of years.
Friday 17 February 2012
Following their Bach Motets, choral octet Voces8 branch further afield with A Choral Tapestry, programming devotional material from across the spectrum.
Thursday 05 January 2012
Jody and Simon Blake have spent the past couple of months showing off their twins, Reuben and Floren, to friends – and delighting in the looks of bemusement that greet them. Because while Reuben went back to school yesterday, his sister, Floren, will have to wait until 2017. The children were born five years apart, but technically they are twins because they were born from the same batch of embryos.
Monday 22 August 2011
The Monday Interview: The capital's greatest chronicler tells Andy McSmith why upsurges of violence are part of the city's texture
Friday 05 August 2011
There are elements of Nina Simone and Joan Armatrading in folk-jazz singer Krystle Warren's voice, and even Dusty at her dustiest, on the five tracks which here serve as a taster for two albums' worth of material intended for release over the next year.
Friday 17 June 2011
Thursday 24 March 2011
Tuesday 22 March 2011
It has given its name to a hue of white that epitomises saintly purity. Now one of the great mysteries of the lily flower has been solved by scientists who have worked out precisely how it manages to bloom so spectacularly from its tightly enclosed bud.
Friday 25 February 2011
Tuesday 22 February 2011
The final resting place of some of the greatest names in English literature has been given Grade I status. Daniel Defoe, who wrote Robinson Crusoe, and John Bunyan, author of Pilgrim's Progress, are among those buried at Bunhill Fields Cemetery in central London.
Tuesday 15 February 2011
Tuesday 15 February 2011
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
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- 3 Professional big game hunter Ian Gibson crushed to death by elephant during hunt
- 4 Farmer told to tear down mock-Tudor castle after hiding construction behind hay bales