"If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart." –
I meet Chris Lintott in the Oxford University Department of Physics’ new Beecroft Building, a structure that won RIBA South Building of the Year 2019 for architectural excellence, with
From Lunchtime Ideas Come Light Lunch Events
The idea for Slay in Your Lane: The Black Girl Bible, a book full of advice for black women, came to Elizabeth Uviebinené “on a random lunchtime”. Just 22 at the time, she
Laurie Cunningham On and Off the Football Pitch
“He wanted to do much more than football, and who knows what he might have done had he been given the time to do it.” Dougie Blaxland is the writing name of James Graham-Brown, a
Jonathan Blake talks to Sam Bennett about sewing for the opera, being diagnosed with HIV in 1982, and his return to acting. It’s an embarrassing start to my conversation with Jonathan
Styles and Fashions in Book Design and Typesetting
The difference between fashion and style is blurred when it comes to clothes or interior design; publishing also has its trends and its more enduring characteristics throughout history. A good
Drones, it seems to me, are an excellent high-tech way to encourage the young and old to engage with the natural world. First there's the preparatory meteorology, checking an app for rainfall predictions and the all-important wind speed and direction information. Then there's the electronics that underpin this pastime, the hour-long charging and joystick handling carefully explained in a briskly discarded instruction leaflet; and there's about 15 seconds looking at the drone in the sky, as birds fly overhead and clouds scud past.
“We are more than they would like us to think”
British singer-songwriter and landscape photographer Tom Moriarty rereleased his 2012 debut album Fire in the Doll’s House, the gravelly vocalist talks beauty, the accident that left him concussed for six months and his book, What Just Happened: The Battle For The 21st Century And The Rise Of The Corporate Empire.
Boycott the Bottle, says Renée Watson...
Five years ago, almost to the day, I was issued with a legal notice from an organisation protecting the interests of a group of large multinational food and drink producers. After I regained control of my shaking, I did what all good scientists do, I pulled together a dossier of all my research and threw water on their flames… tap water.