Serpent's Egg

The Eroticism of Fat Men

Sixty years after war, first rabbis ordained in Germany (14th Sept 2006)

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Flood made Britain into an island ‘in 24 hours’ (25th Sept 2006)

By Tim Hall Telegraph 25 Sep 2006 Britain may have become an island after a Biblical-style flood split it from Europe in less than 24 hours, according to new geological … Continue reading

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Scene from „The Serpents egg (Das Schlangenei) (3)

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Warning: bigger carbon cut needed to avoid disaster (15th Sept 2006)

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The god of small things (15th Sept 2006)

Combining the eroticism of Wagner and genius of Schumann, Hugo Wolf’s lieder are mini-masterpieces, says Ian Bostridge Manic creativity … Hugo Wolf Ian Bostridge The Guardian, Friday 15 September 2006 … Continue reading

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Lock up your daughters (1st Oct 2006)

Helen Brown reviews Casanova’s Women by Judith Summers Telegraph, 1st October 2006 In her latest biography, Casanova’s Women, Judith Summers relays all the most succulent scandals from the life of … Continue reading

September 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Greenland’s receding icecap to expose top-secret US nuclear project

Camp Century – part of Project Iceworm – is underground cold war network that had been thought buried forever, until climate change made that highly unlikely The lid of Camp … Continue reading

September 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lost strip clubs No.4 — The Horse & Groom, Plumstead (closed 2008)

Now the Redeemed Christian Church of God Kings Chapel. The pub on the opposite corner, the Electric Orange, is also closed down, and is now a convenience store.

September 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Deutsche Bank: how did a beast of the banking world get into this mess?

Everything you need to know about the bind Germany’s biggest bank finds itself in, and why it matters Deutsche Bank is grappling with a string of problems that are concerning … Continue reading

September 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Did Henry VIII’s Tudor ‘Brexit’ lead to England’s trading glory, or a century of depression?

Our Tudor Brexiteer, by Hans Holbein the Younger CREDIT: ALAMY Ambrose Evans-Pritchard Telegraph 25 SEPTEMBER 2016  Nomura has a sober warning for Brexiteers. The last time England defied the European … Continue reading

September 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Frankfurt in front: the city poised to become London’s gateway to Europe

As businesses prepare to invest outside London following the shock vote to leave the EU, one city is already wooing potential customers Frankfurt’s mayor Peter Feldman said he believed Brexit … Continue reading

September 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

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