Between two worlds

Source Code, like A Matter of Life and Death, tells the story of an airman who is caught between two worlds, one real, one a simulation that might exist only in his mind.

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Matty Groves and murder noir

The lasting appeal of the murder ballad ‘Matty Groves’, also known as ‘Little Musgrave’, in the 21st century, has long been a bit of a mystery to me. There is almost nothing that appears to link the feudal world of ‘Matty Groves’ to ours, other perhaps than Lady Barnard cheating on her husband.