That exclamation—O Tempora! O Mores! (Oh the times, the customs!)—is one of Cicero’s few linguistic legacies extant today, propped up by those with a classical
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The news from Beirut this week was horrendous. It was all just so NEEDLESS. A catalogue of criminality, responsibility-avoidance coupled with the impotence of those
Thanks to a kind invitation to speak at this year’s Oak Hill School of Theology, I’ve been pushed into thinking more deeply about what it means
Inevitably, this series’ lists are very personal and limited. It’s primarily a way of honouring those who have had an impact on me, but they’re
It was simply impossible to keep on the usual trajectory of readings with the horrors on the news. Forget the virus. Forget the Brexit car
We can’t travel because of the virus. But one day we will… hopefully! So it’s worth gearing ourselves up with practical tips and advice. But
It feels relentless. We are in the 8th week of our family’s experience of Lockdown/Quarantine and while there are hints of change, there is nothing
It seemed a good plan to turn to another of Eland’s Poetry of Place anthologies. This time, it’s England’s turn, compiled by A. N. Wilson.
It’s almost as if there’s a contradiction in terms between the glories of the early English spring and this season of Covid19 horror and fear.