COVID-19LifestyleMental HealthThought-provoking

The Coronavirus and ‘The Great Operation’

(10 minute read)
Rosemary Milne offers useful advice on how to remain fully human in a digital age.

Read More

Social IssuesThought-provoking

Suffocating in the echo chambers of modern life

(7 minute read)
Zoë Dukoff-Gordon exposes the invisible walls we build around our minds without realising it … and offers a surprising way to escape.

Read More

LatestSocial IssuesThought-provoking

The hidden cost of going green

(7 minute read)
Francesca Omon looks beyond the rhetoric and discovers why the green revolution may not be enough to save the planet.

Read More

COVID-19HistoryLifestyle

What would Poirot do?

(6 minute read)
Kenson Li learns lessons for lockdown from the great fictional sleuth.

Read More

HistoryLatestSocial IssuesThought-provoking

The efficiency of evil: Auschwitz and the detail of genocide

(7 minute read)
Ronnie Convery is shocked by the minutiae of a death camp and its hideous attention to detail.

Read More

LatestSocial IssuesThought-provoking

Corruption and hunger for power … the enemies within which hamper Africa’s future

(11 minute read)
Joshua Nwachukwu highlights a recent coup in Africa which made little impact on world news but exemplified the greatest challenge facing the continent.

Read More

COVID-19HistoryThought-provoking

Time to make peace with nature … but how?

(7 minute read)
Richard Bauckham ponders the great challenge to creation posed by our everyday destructiveness.

Read More

Art & CultureHistory

Grimy glory: lessons in beauty from sewage-plants and run-down buildings

(7 minute read)
Self-confessed commoner Adam Brocklehurst explains how the aristocratic Lucinda Lambton has helped him see the world around him with new eyes.

Read More

HistoryThought-provokingUncategorized

On graves and greatness

(4 minute read)
Walking through graveyards in Scotland and Italy becomes a surprisingly life-affirming experience for Leonard Franchi.

Read More

HistoryThought-provoking

Guarding the guardians: what constitutes ‘good’ religion?

(12 minute read)
Having argued that not all forms of religion are positive, Joseph Evans proposes criteria to distinguish the good from the bad.

Read More