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Surface Tension

Written by Matt Castle • September 2014

In 1953 a storm of extreme severity struck the North Sea coasts of Britain and the Netherlands, subjecting communities to a ferocious watery onslaught.

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No Country For Ye Olde Men

Written by Christine Ro • July 2017

Britain’s practice of transporting convicts to American colonies was a fearsome punishment, but not for the chronic criminal James Dalton.

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