H.M. The Queen’s Visit to Ireland: How Style Set the Diplomatic Tone

The Queen has just returned from her historic state trip to the Republic of Ireland, with her grace, dignity and diplomacy catching headlines. With so many public events scheduled, we all had high… Continue reading

All Hail Lady Gaga

In the past week the build up to Lady Gaga’s only UK concert this year has been completely inescapable, unless you live in a cave on the moon with your eyes shut and your… Continue reading

Style Reigns at the Royal Wedding

The day of the royal wedding was a high day for fashion. Or so many journalists are telling us. I would like to suggest that all the stunning outfits of the day were… Continue reading

Little Moreton Hall: A Quirky Kind of Paradise

In rural Cheshire there is a wonderful, albeit slightly psychedelic, slice of heaven. The quirky and topsy-turvy 15th century timber manor house of the de Moreton family is as fascinating as it is… Continue reading

The Classical Association 2011: Go Team Durham!

So this year the Class Ass (as it is affectionately known) visited us at Durham. It’s a global conference held in a different university around the UK every year, and this year we… Continue reading

Classics Goes into Hyperspace

I signed myself up for the Digital Classicists Workshop with little more than a hazy idea of how the internet works (and where it is located? Who knows…?) and with the blind optimism… Continue reading

Beginning a Blog

Hello Everyone! I’ve decided to start “blogging”, something which has involved an in-depth level of internet education from my good friend, Louise, who not only v. kindly helped me set up this account but… Continue reading