Can we be curious?
(4 minute read) Why don’t we ask questions anymore? Asks Monica Sharp.
A French woman’s take on la Reine Elizabeth
Lisa Fraser offers a Gallic perspective on the death of the British monarch.
A death observed
(2 minute read) As the Scottish parliament debates a proposal which seeks to legalise euthanasia, Ronnie Convery chronicles the death, both ordinary and extraordinary, of a simple Glaswegian woman.
The World of J.R.R. Tolkien
(2 minute read) This week we share with you articles about the great master of the rings of power and the Middle Earth.
Portraits of beauty and corruption: the danse macabre of the Countess of Castiglione
(3 minute read) Adam Brocklehurst comes face to face with the disfiguring power of time.
A hungry world
John Whitehead on how the Ukraine war is worsening a global food crisis.
Blessing the guns
(5 minute read) Maddy Fry looks at the often grizzly outcomes of an incestuous relationship between church and state.
Learning to fall upwards
(2 minute read) Nicole Law is inspired by the wisdom of older people as she navigates the highways of youth
Dare to look twice
(3 minute read) Adonna Francis describes a photo essay which helps us see beyond children’s disability to discover instead their ability.
The hidden life skill
(4 minute read) Cultivating emotional intelligence is essential for success in professional and personal life. Beth Rush explains