Free your mind: the underground comics of Skip Williamson – in pictures

The US comic artist Skip Williamson has died, leaving behind hilarious work that pokes fun at the hypocrisies on both sides of the political spectrum

Book Quizzes – Can you judge the books from the covers?

Some classic books: http://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/quiz/2014/may/22/fiction-classics-cover-design-quiz crime novels http://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/quiz/2014/jun/17/quiz-identify-crime-novels-books-by-covers-jackets science fiction http://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/quiz/2014/may/30/science-fiction-book-covers-sci-fi-quiz comic books http://www.theguardian.com/books/quiz/2014/jul/17/quiz-can-you-identify-comics-by-their-covers

Little Known British Traditions – Animal Gambling

The local fish pond was the scene of more gambling. People baked their own bread using various recipes and then played “feed the fish”. People threw pieces of bread into the water and the first piece of bread eaten would win its baker the prize. In 1892, after ten years of  overzealous competition the fishContinue reading “Little Known British Traditions – Animal Gambling”