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This article from The Register in 1915 traces the origins of Mothers’ Day celebrations to the medieval period, when adolescent children would be afforded a holiday from work on the fourth Sunday in Lent to ‘go a-mothering’. On such…

This interest piece from The West Australian in 1953 discusses the symbolic use of animals in roman legends and medieval fables, and their anthropomorphic investment with human characteristics. Using an incident in New South Wales where a circus…