/ 11 March 2021

Apropos of nothing

Giving birth – hard. Giving birth in medieval times – harder. Giving birth in medieval times while wearing a ‘birthing girdle’ – well, that sounds ridiculously hard.

A trader shipping $46 million in copper to China was dudded when thieves in Turkey swapped the metal for painted paving stones. That’s 300 shipping containers worth of spray-painted tiles…

Some days it’s hard to soar like an eagle when you’re surrounded by turkeys. Other days you just have to faceplant your way to notoriety. Whatever works…

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