Five Things #30

The Intergalactic Shoemaker’s Revenge by Jordan Rivet pitches space pirate against cobblers. It’s marvelous.

The Flemish village of Boortmeerbeek is notable for being the only place in Europe where a train transport of Jews was stopped by resistance fighters. Denzil asks who stopped the April 19 1943 train to Auchswitz.

Since being almost exterminated in the 1970s and 1980s there are now almost 200 pairs of Peregrine Falcons in Belgium. Some of these have returned to urban environments and, over the years, Brussels has become the city of Peregrine Falcons. Falcons for Everyone has cameras live-streaming the nesting pairs.

Slightly over a year ago eleven MPs split from their existing parties to form the Independent Group for Change. Tim Adams asks: Did Change UK change anything?

When copyright goes mad: Simon Brew delves into Bob Monkhouse, his movie collection, and the bizarre Serious Crime Squad case.

3 thoughts on “Five Things #30

    1. I had to look it up but Bernie the Bolt was slightly before my time.

      I mainly remember Bob Monkhouse for his standup routines, which were very funny indeed.


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