On a cold winter’s night, the crowds pouring into the Examination Schools show that this is the only place to be in Oxford tonight. Simon Armitage is to give his inaugural lecture as the Professor of Poetry. The entire arts faculties and studentship seem to be here – next to me, a studious girl sits […]
Imagine a solider and what do you think of? A tough, battle-hungry man with a stiff upper lip is the stereotypical image in the popular imagination. But researcher Dr. Holly Furneaux wants us to know about a far subtler soldier, the military man of feeling…
From a flat in London’s Hackney, Lisa Comfort extols the benefits of crafts and home-making for a calmer existence.
Author photographs: Nina Hollington ThemeShopy