Toppling statues

In 1859, Charles Dickens’ A Tale Of Two Cities opened with “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was …

Once upon a time

Once upon a time …. These words have excited us through the ages, suggesting the start of a pleasant bedtime session (for kids I hasten to add, not adults).  From time immemorial, until the written word gained currency and people could afford published works, community folklore and family traditions were transmitted orally.  Ancient scriptures, religious …