She could not remember a time when she had not known the story; she had grown up knowing it.
Aerin is the only child of the king of Damar, yet she has never really been accepted there. The story of her mother, witchwoman who enspelled her father, has left her untrusted. Especially by the sol, the aristocracy. But slowly she finds a role and a place for herself. And in the end she is the one who becomes:”(this is not really a spoiler. Cause it is a YA fantasy novel. How do you really expect it to end?)”: both inspiration and legend.
Michael Collins is frequently cited as the originator of modern urban terrorism. The British characterised his Squad as ‘the murder gang’ and had they knowingly captured members of of the Squad they would almost certainly have exectued them.
Irish history is full of revolutionaries and failed rebellions, of informers giving information to the English, and spies infiltrating Irish organisations. Michael Collins recognised the importance of the intelligence network and so in 1919 he formulated a plan to blind the eyes of Dublin Castle by ensuring that the police force were as terrorised and demoralised as possible. Continue reading →
ISBN: 1905483708 On Monday 24 April 1916, the day the Easter Rising began, a young Trinity college graduate left the house of a friend who lived near South Circular Road With the upcoming parade to mark the anniversary of the … Continue reading →
Interesting article in the telegraph bout how we can look but not see. I suppose it is similar to the way we can listen but not hear? “Working with Christopher Chabris at Harvard University, Simons came up with another demonstration … Continue reading →