Eli Goldstone / February 20, 2020
The temerity of suggesting that my partner and I will be together here in this house long enough to watch the linen of our tablecloth soften is, quite frankly, too much for me to bear
The humble HP was originally made to squeeze profit from the sundries of empire. But, inevitably, it has become a symbol of class, status and taste—or lack of it...
Benjamin Markovits / January 29, 2020
What will replace it? "Feetball"
Charlotte Higgins / January 28, 2020
There is nothing inevitable about the connection between an interest in the Greco-Roman world and being a posh white man
Charles Dickens was right—the boundaries between real and unreal feel insubstantial under starlight
Hephzibah Anderson / January 27, 2020
It’s becoming impossible to sustain belief in that eternal hope: that our children’s lives will be better than our own
Ian Irvine / December 12, 2019
"Oscar Wilde, I pity you because you must be suffering more than we"
Benjamin Markovits / December 10, 2019
They are unimaginably distant figures whose reigns and lives still somehow revealed something about our own
Cathy Rentzenbrink / December 10, 2019
Everything important takes effort and our lives are enriched when we take on challenges
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