March 9, 2021

2 J’cans among 4 C’bean authors shortlisted for Commonwealth award

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From Jamaica Observer LONDON, United Kingdom (CMC) — Four Caribbean writers are among several authors shortlisted for the 2018 Commonwealth Short Story Prize. Jamaicans Marcus Bird and Sharma Taylor as well as Trinidad and Tobago nationals Kevin Hosein and Breanne Mc Ivor have been named among 24 writers from India, the United Kingdom, Australia, South […]

Girl casually finds ‘Excalibur’ at the bottom of the same lake it was hurled

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BY GIANLUCA MEZZOFIORE From Mashable This is 7-year-old Matilda Jones, and she’s just casually found “Excalibur”, the legendary sword, in the same lake where it was thrown according to the King Arthur myth: Matilda was paddling in Dozmary Pool, in Cornwall, with her dad Paul when she stumbled across the 4ft long metal sword. Out […]

King Arthur’s birthplace may have just been found by archaeologists

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By Robin Andrews From IFL Science King Arthur was a legendary British monarch who is said to have roamed the fields of England around 1,500 years ago. Although the wizard Merlin and the magical sword Excalibur were probably more fiction than fact, there is a chance that Arthur himself was real, and archaeologists in Cornwall […]