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Extracting Honey from our Beehives

On the 25th July 2014 we extracted nine frames of sealed honeycomb from the strongest of our three beehives.

The hives located on the roof of the Advanced Institute of Legal Studies in Russell Square have seen a mixed year, with two hives performing well and one hive not so well (where we had to replace a non-laying queen). 69 more words

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Review of Empire, Faith and War: The Sikhs and World War One.

This week the SOAS University of London in partnership with the UK Punjabi Heritage Association (UKPHA) launched their landmark exhibition Empire, Faith and War: The Sikhs and World War One. 581 more words


Getting Your Name Correct!

There is one thing that Starbucks does different from all other coffee shops in London, that is writing your name on your cup! Being an Economics student, I have to analyse the reasons behind this. 206 more words


Ashes to Cashes: The Value of Dust

Heather Tilley explores the value of the Harmon dust mound. Her post draws from her forthcoming chapter, ‘Waste Matters: Charles Dickens’s Our Mutual Friend and Nineteenth-Century Book Recycling’ in… 1,824 more words

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Conference: The Mystery of Edwin Drood: Solutions and Resolutions

In June 1870 Charles Dickens died, leaving his final novel, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, incomplete, and the gate wide open for an army of enthusiasts to publish their own weird and wonderful solutions. 91 more words

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Colours of the Prism

One of the things that makes literature beautiful is its ability to bring out our multifaceted humanity. It functions like a prism that reflects the many colours of the rainbow when a beam of white light passes through it. 605 more words

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Digital Dickens Blog Post Part 2

Here is the second part of Sarah Waters’s incredibly rich, detailed and funny account of our Digital Dickens workshop. If you missed the event, this blog post will fill you in on everything you need to know.

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