You may call me a revolutionary—prosecutors in several Central African countries have levied at me the same charge—but I am of the opinion that local museums should focus on local history. History is important. Culture is important. Education and learning and a sense of your heritage is important. Knowledge of the wider world too is … Continue reading A Treatise on the Disappointing Experience That Is Ipswich Museum Vol I
In 1946, the Evening Standard published A Nice Cup of Tea, an essay written by God himself during the spell in which he wrote under the pseudonym George Orwell. In his essay, Orwell presented the eleven golden rules to determine what makes the perfect cup of tea; his rules ranged from which type of tea … Continue reading The Twelfth Rule of Tea Making
I have never watched Disney’s Frozen. I did once watch a film called Frozen, but that was about three teens trapped on a ski-lift who are forced to decide whether to wait out the weekend and hope they don’t freeze to death or risk injury (or worse) by attempting to climb down from the lift. … Continue reading Building a Snowman Taught Me About the End of White Supremacy – and That’s a Good Thing
Taking a short break from her quest to be the most incompetent Prime Minister the United Kingdom has produced, Theresa May announced that her government would be reviewing the way in which universities are funded. One possibility arising from this review that May immediately ruled out, however, was the scrapping of tuition fees. This is … Continue reading The Case for Abolishing the Cap on Student Fees in UK Higher Education
Being my own boss, I don't have a job from which I can resign; but if I did, this is what I imagine my resignation letter would be like. I'm a bridge burner, you see. To the manager, Please take this letter as formal notice of my resignation. Per the terms of my contract, I … Continue reading Resignation Letter
Dress for the job you want, not the one you have. So says the immortal phrase of some unknown* purveyor of knowledge. In that regard, I shall create my own saying: write with the authority and confidence of a critically (and commercially) successful author, not as one who averages a mere three views per blog … Continue reading How to Write Creatively When You’re Completely Devoid of Creative Ability
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PUw9jnfQh9k Over the past several hundred years the world has become smaller, with advancements in technology, the sharing of information, trade, and an increase in communication allowing for all corners of the globe to interact with each other in more ways than ever before. The world became globalised in two distinct periods: with the Pax … Continue reading What Is the Future of Globalisation?