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15,000 years of urban life and death.
A review of Charles Darwin's wonderful final book, ‘The Formation of Vegetable Mould, Through the Action of Worms, with Observations on their Habits’.
As life events go, Shetland 1985 turned out to be right up there.
A possible solution to a well-known conundrum about Ancient Rome.