by Diana Filer
1. The Decameron, by Giovanni Boccaccio is the series of tales set in Florence during the Black Death.
2. Lithium is the lightest metal in the periodic table.
3. Boris Johnson’s new son has been named Wilfred Lawrence Nicholas. The baby’s mother is Carrie Symonds.
4. Dr. John McCrae 1872 – 1918, was a Canadian physician who wrote the poem ‘In Flanders Fields’.
5. Fish were the first vertebrates to evolve.