Discovering a discovery… of witches

If you'll pardon the pun, I'm a sucker for vampires. So when I saw Sky were doing a series based on Deborah Harkness's A Discovery of Witches books, I was intrigued. The books themselves seem to have passed me by; I'd heard of them but never read any of them, and I'm not sure why. [...]

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Plaques, police, and… pickles?

The local civic society has been busy in Grange-over-Sands, putting up lots of blue plaques to explain various bits of the town's history and/or interesting buildings. There's one for the church, another for the municipal clock tower, and also several celebrating more obscure nooks and crannies. One of these announces that a detached, relatively old-looking [...]