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sir tony robinson

Sir Tony Robinson: Renaissance Man

Here we look back at Melissa Blease's interview with Sir Tony Robinson last year where he talked about his career highlights from Blackadder to Time Team. This...
Mary Beard

Mary Beard on #MeToo and misogyny

Scholar Mary Beard doesn’t just encapsulate the public mood, she enlightens it. The champion of the intelligentsia chatted to Cate Brown for our sister publica...

Don’t be bored –
play a board game

Bored in isolation? Get a board game out! Regardless of the size, skill level or interests of your lockdown group, there's a game for everybody who's game for ...
plastic waste

The plastic dilemma

Fighting the Coronavirus has increased the need for plastic. Personal Protective Equipment for key workers, disposable gloves, extra packaging to seal our food...
technology

Technology: My new best friend

Emma Clegg takes stock of her techno involvement. She finds herself lacking, but Corona has brought enlightenment in unparalleled ways. I am from the genera...

A matter of mathematics: Kit Yates

It’s one of the three Rs (’rithmetic), but many of us fail to see the relevance of mathematics in our modern world. We associate it with geniuses such as Einst...