Iceland’s 1783 killer cloud


A short 8-minute BBC Timewatch video that describes one of those fascinating natural events that had major political consequences, possibly even playing a part in the French Revolution – here.

You can also find an article by David Bressan on the eruption –  here.


‘Casanova in Paris: The Shadows of the King’ is freely available here.

27 long form articles on Casanova’s life and times are freely available here.


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