On St George’s Day

Today – the 23rd April – is St George’s Day. Patron saint of England, soldiers, boy scouts and one of the most famous early martyrs across the world. It’s well known that St George was not from England, so how did he end up as the country’s patron saint? And where has his medieval popularity … Continue reading On St George’s Day

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40 Thoughts We Had While Watching Disney’s “Aladdin” (with apologies to Buzzfeed)

Last night I watched the classic Disney film Aladdin with a few mates, R, J and C (not always credited below to create an air of mystery). Here is a record of some of the things we felt arose from the film. (And, as I say, apologies to Buzzfeed for nicking their article format idea.) … Continue reading 40 Thoughts We Had While Watching Disney’s “Aladdin” (with apologies to Buzzfeed)