/ 21 December 2021

Pardons for Scottish witches, Elon Musk’s parenting tips, and the best memes of 2021….

Image source: ABC
Image source: ABC

Campaigners in Scotland are close to securing pardons and apologies for the 3,837 people (mostly women) who were tried as witches in the 16th-18th centuries. Records show that about two-thirds were executed and burned. “To put that into perspective, in Salem… 19 people were executed. We absolutely excelled at finding women to burn in Scotland,” said lead campaigner Claire Mitchell QC. 

If you’re in the market for parenting tips, billionaire/Time person of the year Elon Musk has 50 of ‘em… 

To assist you in your wind down your week, an article to procrastinate with – the best memes of 2021. Our favourite was Aussie swim coach Dean Boxall who we’ll shamefully admit we’d almost forgotten about.

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