Never knew there was a big witch trial in Leicester. TLDR: a highly imaginative, attention seeking boy started pointing the finger and local nabobs hoping for political position exploited it. Final result: nine women executed in the middle of the city, one dead in prison, fifteen accused (a situation on a scale with the far, […]Read more "Leicester’s Unspoken Witch Trial"
This spooky-wonderful illustration by @AbzJHarding came up in my Twitter feed a few days back. The artist says that their grandmother would tell them to go to bed or ‘the Nine O’Clock horses would come to get us’. This wasn’t news to me. When I was a kid my mother would too say ‘come on, upstairs, or […]Read more "What The Heck *ARE* The Nine O’Clock Horses Anyway?"