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Year 10 Classical Civilisation City Dionysia Festival

On Monday 20th November 2017, the Year 10 Classical Civilisation class weren’t writing essays, or learning facts – they were participating in a festival that originated thousands of years ago in ancient Greece. 664 more words


Baking With CREWS – Ugaritic Tablet Biscuits

There’s been quite a lot of linguistics themed baking on this blog before, as well as from my colleagues at the CREWS project. We recently decided to expand into baking videos, so here just in time for Christmas is Philip from CREWS (with me behind the camera!) showing you how to make Ugaritic cuneiform speculoos: 30 more words


Ode to the Mastermind

“She was stronger alone.” That’s what she said

Oh sweet baby Jane
You’re gonna get buuurned playin’ a man’s game

The heart and the mind wrestle… 119 more words

Going back to school

I’ve recently been asked to join the Governing Body of my old school. I’m very excited by this opportunity! So I thought I’d repost here something I wrote back in 2011 about my school, and about how I and two of my colleagues became classicists as a result of our education there. 1,983 more words


Catholic: Under the Hood Classics - Episodes 379-383

Presenting more of the back episodes of the History of the Catholic Church series no longer on the main podcast feed.

Episodes in this volume: 49 more words

Catholic: Under The Hood Classics

The Rack (1956) starring Paul Newman

Capt. Edward Hall, Jr. (Paul Newman)- the son of an Army colonel (Walter Pidgeon)- returns to the US (San Francisco) after 2 yrs in a Korean War prison camp. 470 more words