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Being the other at home

(4 minute read) Lisa Fraser lifts the curtain on the battle for Britishness and considers what integration really means.

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Art & Culture

Painting Covid

(5 minute read) Adam Brocklehurst finds the art of Ollie Manco can act as a visual examination of conscience.

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Art & CultureCOVID-19History

Lessons of eternity

(6 minute read) Jasmine Jones finds spiritual nourishment for pandemic times in a poem composed over a millennium ago.

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Art & Culture

The glorification of Mary is the glorification of every woman

(6 minute read) Carolyn Morrison reflects upon how the Virgin Mary’s assumption into heaven has been celebrated and portrayed in art.

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Art & CultureHistory

Chinoiserie: turning the mirror of taste on ourselves

(4 minute read) Adam Brocklehurst explores the sometimes problematic relationship between race and style.

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Art & CultureLifestyle

We need to read

(4 minute read) Just read! In a world dominated by the internet, Hajra Rehman urges us not to forget the life-giving power of literature.

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When tigers used to smoke: why we still love fairy stories

(8 minute read) Our PC world can’t stop us loving these ancient tales. Martin Duran Lopez examines why.

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Editorial

The best of 2020

Since it’s a time for looking back as well as looking forward, we wanted to share with you some of Adamah’s best articles from 2020, in case you missed them … or to enjoy again.

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Art & CultureCOVID-19Family

Bendiciones

Ida Nieves remembers the Latino Christmases of her childhood. As 2020’s celebrations loom, she wishes Bendiciones to all but already misses the hugs!

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Art & CultureHistoryThought-provoking

The making of the great British Christmas

(8 minute read)
The feast described in carols and schmaltzy TV adverts is a complicated patchwork of cultures constantly evolving, as Adam Brocklehurst reveals.

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