- Comparing COVID-19 and the Chernobyl disaster? Here is a literature academic living in Turkey who grew up in Kyiv at the time of the disaster. You might not accept all he says – but he has an important point…
- This is very poignant – an artist photographed her parents every time they waved her off from their home.
- Ian Paul on preaching in a virtual church
- Phil Whittell wonders if Covid19 will turn Europe back to God
- Chris Green on Physicality in a time of Pixels
- Ben Vonberg-Clark, singer and conductor, set himself the lockdown challenge of singing the Psalter to Anglican chants, single-handed! All in aid of St Christopher’s Hospice. A daily treat! Here’s a great one:
- The art of being alone: comparing the isolation paintings of Friedrich, Gauguin, and Hopper
- The Air Sinai Ghost Flight – this is just fascinating. Even when air travel was at its heights, it was still difficult to discover this regular route between Tel Aviv and Cairo
- Some of the astonishing ways in which the Covid19 crisis has had positive effects on the environment.
- These are stunning: the Keukenhof Gardens in the Netherlands are empty but the flowers are blooming
- This is very niche! But if you’ve ever studied Ancient Greek, it’s probably never crossed your mind that the classic but very legible typeface must have originated somewhere. Well, here’s the extraordinary source for it all. Richard Porson’s own handwriting.
- Some awkward quarantine haircuts.
- 7 spectacular libraries you can explore from home!
- Some fun but totally useless inventions
- MUCH more wholesome: guns replaced with thumbs.