Category: History & Culture

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Try these

I wonder just how easy these questions will be: 1. In whose and in which song were Ezra Pound and T.S. Eliot fighting in the captain’s tower? 2. Who asks, ‘Will you please say hello to the folks that I…

Try these

1. In which town is the mausoleum commissioned in 1632, made of marble? 2. What’s the mausoleum 50km from Madrid centre built of? 3. Name two ancient towns in the fertile crescent, latinised names starting with ‘U’. 4. Which of…

De Afsluitdijk

All you need to know about slutty dykes: I’ve driven on that, I’ve driven on that! Stopped halfway to buy some food, realised I knew not one word of Dutch, we did it with sign language. Nice chap he was.…

Perplexing moves

Explain these two to me: Syria On September 5, Erdoğan said that Turkey plans to repatriate one million Syrian migrants to a “safe zone” in northern Syria and threatened to reopen the route for migrants into Europe if he does…