Trainspotting Review

In the mid-to-late 80’s, Edinburgh was the heroin capital of the world. After all, it was cheap, impossibly addictive, and everywhere. The city was ravaged by drug culture and the violence, crime and debauched self-interest it spawned. Irvine Welsh’s Trainspotting grabs hold of us and plunges us into this world of degenerates, this black pit of …

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Short Story – Eyam

‘Now, blessed be God, all our fears are over for none have died of the plague since the eleventh of October and the pest-houses have long been empty.’ So spoke the Reverend. The congregation listened, relieved but not happy. William Mompasson had endured his own suffering – his wife was buried within the stone circle. …

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