Mystery on the Rocks
The Salisbury Poisonings
We hurtle towards the present day and the end of this mammoth season as we hit 2018 this week when the poisonings of two Russians, a father and daughter named Sergei and Yulia Skripal, in the Wiltshire town of Salisbury kick off mass panic, the death of a woman entirely unrelated to them whatsoever, a further tensing of international relations with Russia itself, calls to boycott the World Cup AND (in the generation of social media) a slew of memes.
And what part could the British weather have played in the whole thing?
We take a look as we disorientate ourselves a little bit with both how recent and distant this feels...