In 1850s South Carolina, Rose, an enslaved woman, faced a crisis: the imminent sale of her daughter Ashley. Thinking quickly, she packed a cotton bag with a few items. Soon after, the nine-year-old girl was separated from her mother and sold.
A meticulously chosen collection of stories about love in all its guises. Here is a treasure trove of love stories. O. Henry brings comedy with his tale of a busy broker working too hard to remember that he's actually married his adored young wife.
Housmans Peace Diary – this is the 71st edition. It includes a World Peace Directory listing more than 1400 national and international peace, environmental and human rights organisations from around the world.
If climate action remains marginal at this late hour, it will fail. In dismay at the inaction of governments, citizen groups are showing how people can use their real power and authentic voice to drive change.