Who was Jack the Ripper? Crime novelist Patricia Cornwell believes it was
renowned English painter Walter Sickert, and even bought and cut up one
of his paintings in an attempt to prove it.
Meanwhile this chap thinks that Lewis Carroll was the infamous killer.
I am writing this sitting in the empty shell of the loft flat in the liminal zone between Highbury and Stoke Newington that has been my home for the past 7½ years, ending today. In
Two years ago:
LGBT+ Australians and their allies can breathe a cautious sigh of relief as one prolonged chapter of the national culture-war pantomime comes to a close, with
61.6% of Australians voting to legalise same-sex marriage .
Five years ago:
In most European languages, personal pronouns (like she , him and such) are gendered; it can be somewhat awkward to talk about a person in English without disclosing whether they are (or are regarded as) male