Category: travel

SECRETS OF THE MONEY-SAVING QUEENS — Prima

For the July issue, I interviewed five women about their self-taught money-saving tips for homes, travel, shopping, fashion and motoring.

WHY CHINA AIMS TO BE NUMBER ONE SUPERPOWER BY 2049

China expert Tom Miller likes to use a thought experiment to explain what China is doing. Decades from now, once-mighty Europe is sinking into decrepitude. Tens of millions of Europeans have been killed in uprisings, wars and an occupation by former ally the United States. Europe has become a minor player on a hostile global […]

Hotel review – The Jewish Chronicle

Can you get decent design for a budget price? Our writer heads to Newcastle to check out its no-frills accommodation

THE FORCE IS STRONG IN HERE…OXFORD’S EXAM SCHOOLS GO ROGUE — Oxford Today

Why are Star Wars stormtroopers on patrol where generations of undergraduates have passed through the final ordeal of their student lives?

MOTHER’S PRIDE — The Oxford Times

In the past 24 hours alone, my children have asked me questions including: “What is bone made of?”, “What do octopuses do?”, “Why is the sky blue?” and “What is the sound barrier?” To my shame, I find it hard to answer such questions – but luckily there’s a new children’s class which bridges the […]

MOTHER’S PRIDE — The Oxford Times

It was a bit like One Born Every Minute, except in a barn filled with people and without all the screaming.

BY WAY OF ANTHROPOLOGY — Oxford Today

Anthropologists at Oxford have done ‘fieldwork’ in societies around the world for more than 100 years, and museums like the Pitt Rivers have collected large numbers of photographs of people from many communities. But in a post-colonial world, what should be done with such photographic collections? Since the mid-Nineties, anthropologists at Oxford and elsewhere have […]

There’s one thing no parent in their right mind would do, and that is fly long-haul, solo, with a child. Add a second child? You must be joking. Well, I’m not…

WISH LANTERNS: YOUNG LIVES IN NEW CHINA — Oxford Today

Alumnus Alec Ash’s closely observed study of China’s millennials offers a provocative portrait of a fast-changing society.

MOTHER’S PRIDE – NOVEMBER — The Oxford Times

In my column on Oxfordshire family life for November – a review of a kids’ cookery class with Jericho Kitchen, and can you answer my son’s questions about Santa?  

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