The bricks of prejudice: a temple to health and inequality in Edwardian England
(6 minute read) Adam Brocklehurst takes a trip to the baths to discover what makes a building great.
The likeness of Agnes Bamber
(5 minute read) A discovery in a charity shop in Manchester, Northern England, leads Adam Brocklehurst to reflect on relationships across social divides.
An ode to snuff
(5 minute read) Edward Kendall explores a pleasure of bygone ages which refuses to die.
A pauper’s Christmas
(6 minute read) Adam Brocklehurst goes beyond the Christmas card imagery to discover the disturbing truth about life in Victorian England.
Mind your language
(4 minute read) Learning a new language in a foreign land can challenge your identity and psychology, Lisa Fraser explains.
Epitaph for a single woman
(5 minute read) Adam Brocklehurst examines the single life in fact and fiction.
Why football may not be ready to come home
(4 minute read) Neo Kalungu-Banda says England still has much to learn - and not only on the pitch.