There has been frustratingly little reading time this last week or two and I’m trying very hard not to feel a bit down about it. It’d be horrible if reading were to become some sort of competition where I… 649 more words
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I’m a month into my new job and the main effect it’s having is that my memory is shot to pieces. Trying to cram #allthefacts about one particular health condition into my head means all other knowledge has dribbled out of my ears. 1,218 more words
This was a story that I found fascinating and horrifying, mostly because it’s true.
Julia Pastrana was one of the most famous “freaks” of the 19th Century, captivating and horrifying audiences across the world as the singing and dancing ape/bear woman. 194 more words