In 872, when Alfred was only 23 he succeeded his brother, Aethelred as King of Wessex. Shortly after this he embarked upon his famous retreat into the Marshes, complete with implausible stories about burnt cakes. The war with Guthrum’s invading Vikings was brutal and bloody but eventually, a combination of Saxon courage and Alfred’s strategy […]
I’ll be drummed out of the tree-huggers, yoghurt-knitters and snowflake breeders union before you can say “Corduroy jacket with leather elbow patches
Let’s hold these Tories to account
Jill Perry is the Green party’s parliamentary candidate for Workington
Here he speaks about his passion for social justice and lays out some of Labour’s plans.
My childhood friend, we’ll call her Jules