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Oops!... I did It Again

If you know what my title is a reference to, we are now officially friends, everyone else: Do you live under rocks that magically have access to my blog but no other form of media?? 828 more words

Books

What We're Reading: All the Bright Places, Banished, and big stack of books

Earlier this week it was all about the sunshine here in  London with record high temperatures for the month of April! It was hotter in London than in Rome, Athens, Nice or Ibiza. 622 more words

Bookasaurus

Greece v Rome

GREECE VS ROME, WITH BORIS JOHNSON AND MARY BEARD
THURSDAY 19 NOVEMBER 2015, 7PM | EMMANUEL CENTRE

http://www.intelligencesquared.com/events/greece-vs-rome-with-boris-johnson-and-mary-beard/

£10 of every standard ticket will be donated to Classics for All, and £5 of every student ticket.

News

On the death of the friendly pig. A tale of tragedy and disappointment, both ancient and modern

Like, I suspect, most people interested in the ancient world I’m a keen reader of Mary Beard’s blog “It’s a Don’s Life”. This week my imagination was captured by a puzzle she posed her readers – the interpretation of a grave stele from Roman Macedonia which… 1,470 more words

Ancient History

Policy Press: Women who inspire us #WD2015

In the spirit of celebration for International Women’s Day we’ve been chatting in the Policy Press office about the women who have inspired us. Read on to find out who the women are we admire most and why… 1,300 more words

Equality And Diversity

a response

this is my response

the question

So ‘Why do I blog?‘ was where I left it just before the turn of the year. Giving myself space to break out of what was threatening to become a dead habit. 1,911 more words

Writing About Blogging And Blogging About Writing

Women in Public Life

‘Women in Public Life’ a speech made by Rahila Gupta at a Feminism in London event

Most people start with thank yous. I have to start with provisos: If one of the defining qualities of a woman in public life is instant name recognition, then all of you would be forgiven for asking Rahila – Who? 1,557 more words

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