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Two Households

Two households, both alike in dignity, In fair Verona, where we lay our scene, From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean. From forth the fatal loins of these two foes A pair of star-cross’d lovers take their life; Whole misadventured piteous overthrows Do with their death bury their… » read more

Posted by Kimberley Botwright

Of Whales and Budgets

“Very like a whale” – Hamlet (Shakespeare) The whale species and the European Union’s budget have quite a lot in common. No really, they do. First, the survival and existence of both whales and the budget are dependent upon a complex arrangement of international treaties. Let’s begin with the whales. Each year around 3,000 whales… » read more

Posted by Kimberley Botwright