Muck-up day plans for another elite private school in Sydney have been revealed, with challenges including “have sex in a public bathroom” and “guess whose t*** are who”. Pymble Ladies’ College say they are “horrified and disappointed” after a list of the “scavenger hunt” was leaked to The scavenger […]

© Matt Cardy – Getty Images Bath Christmas market has been cancelled for 2020 amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, its organisers have confirmed. Bath Christmas Market has been cancelled for 2020 due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the organisers have confirmed on the official website. The award-winning market, which draws in […]

Valerie Frizzle was the invention of writer Joanna Cole, who passed away this summer of non-Covid-19-related causes, and illustrator Bruce Degen. The two were initially approached by an editor at Scholastic about concocting a humorous and stealthily informative series centered on a science teacher who leads her charges on out-of-the-box […]

Ears are having quite a year. Suddenly designated the essential-service workers of our bodies, they are everywhere. Masks hang off them, earphones for the Zoom calls that keep our world spinning on its axis are jammed into them, spectacles are propped up on them—in short, they are doing amazing stuff. […]