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The Best Thing Since Fortified Bread
When Fiona Stanley looks back on her childhood in 1950s Sydney, she recalls the frightening spectre of polio, which ended her Saturday pastime of going to the cinema. Public pools were also closed and parents kept their children at home, safe from th
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In Brief
AFTER A YEAR LIKE no other, we’re all looking at 2021 with renewed optimism – and the annual family Christmas portrait released by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge fills us with hope that better things are to come. In the cosy snapshot, an ecstatic
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The Governess
The train rattled down the country, stopping and starting, always in the worst areas of every town. Durham. York. Leeds. Doncaster. The factory chimneys and rows of blackened terraces all looked the same. So many poor people, Marion thought. And here