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On this day: the Yngsjö murder

 The murdered Hanna Johansdotter (1867-1889)

On the 28th of March, 1889, a mother and son took part in the murder of the son’s wife, Hanna Johansdotter, in Yngsjö, Sweden. 169 more words


Shrovetide Football in Ashbourne through the ages

The traditional – and fairly violent – game of Royal Shrovetide Football is entering its second day in the Derbyshire town of Ashbourne. Played for centuries, its origins are now forgotten. 465 more words


The Great God Pan (1890) by Arthur Machen


An experiment to reveal the mysteries that lie beyond the veil of our material world goes terribly awry in this imaginative, superbly structured horror novella. Top-notch.

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