Monthly Archives: February 2014

Sicily to America

Touring Sicily in the years before the First World War, the writer Henry Festing Jones reaches Custonaci, ponders the guestworker phenomenon and makes a prediction: ‘“You see all these young men?” said the shoemaker.  “In another couple of months they … Continue reading

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Justice in the round

One of the many things I find strange about te English judicial system is the way that Crown courts are laid out physically.  It might be a trivial observation, but I fail to see how using what appears to be … Continue reading

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