Children’s Cancer Ward #5 West

As he scampered down the hospital corridor with his shiny bald head shining under the fluorescent lights, it seemed to match the yellowing skin on his bum peeping through the loosely tied rear opening in his Cookie Monster hospital gown. Five-year-old Mickey was waving his silken blue-feathered Prayer Pocket in the air, “I got it! […]

Bury Tales: Cause of Death Then and Now

Cause of Death Then and Now: It’s All Relative The leading causes of Death in London in 1665, when statistical data was just beginning to be collected, were documented on what was called “Bills of Mortality”. The tabulation on the leading causes of death was collected at the height of the Black Plaque. Compare it […]