This week in links: Self-obsessed Tsarinas, British culture, and a tad more Wonder Woman

Sometimes being estranged from your family can save your life. Jennifer Neal explains why.

For Father’s Day this year, Jay-Z supports organisations that post bail for men that are trapped inside America’s “exploitative jail industry.”

This year marks the centenary of the Russian revolution. My favourite article from Exeter University’s journal The Historian commemorating this event analyses the Tsarina’s role in the destruction of the Romanov empire.

On the second Friday of August, a man in South Queensferry covers himself in burrs and walks across town to bring the town good luck. Meet your friendly neighbourhood Burryman!

And finally, keeping in theme with my first mini-series:

Featured image Queensferry.net