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WHEN CASABLANCA WAS IN TURKEY

Istanbul. It was Byzantium to the Romans, Constantinople to Justinian when he built his masterpiece, the Sancta Sophia. Later, Ottoman conquerors built the great mosques that still soar above the Golden Horn. The Tower of Justice rises from the cypress … Continue reading

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MORE SECRETS OF THE STIGMATA

  In the Sound of Music the nuns sang ‘How do you solve a problem like Maria?’ It’s more likely the more pressing problem in the Alps around that time was: ‘How do you solve a problem like Therese?’   … Continue reading

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HISTORY’S MYSTERIES: THE SECRETS OF THE WORLD’S MOST FAMOUS GHOST SHIP

On 4 December 1872, an American brigantine called The Mary Celeste was found drifting unmanned in the Atlantic ocean. The master and crew had vanished. The legend tells of steaming mugs of tea, breakfasts half eaten, a clock turning backwards, … Continue reading

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IN THE BEGINNING THERE WAS THE WYRD

You can call me weird. I really don’t mind. In fact if you said I was in the way of the Wyrd, about two thousand years ago, it would have been a huge compliment. It would mean I was – … Continue reading

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