Mini Copy Book

Music and Musicians

Daw Chorus

Composer Ethel Smyth starts telling the Archbishop of Canterbury a joke, and then wishes she hadn’t...

Length: 57 words

Extracts from Literature

What the Signalman Saw

The guardian of a lonely signalbox recounts a truly haunting experience.

Length: 111 words

History of Africa

Africa’s Competitive Edge

Four years before the bloody American civil war, Dr David Livingstone proposed a peaceful way to rid the world of slavery.

Length: 55 words

Lives of the Saints

St Nicholas Scotches a Rumour

Three highly decorated officers in the Roman Army fall victim to a campaign to discredit them.

Length: 60 words

Lives of the Saints

St Nicholas and the Unjust Judge

Trouble comes to the town of Myra when Imperial soldiers are despatched to put down a revolt.

Length: 114 words

Extracts from Literature

A Confiscation of Property

Arthur Huntingdon discovers that his wife is planning to leave him, and take their little boy with her.

Length: 107 words