Weekend Reading: Raining, Cats and Hogs

It’s been a peculiar week on the internet, with all kinds of odd things popping up: like this article from The Telegraph, which bounces bizarrely from British Museum acquisitions to recreational trepanning. Then of course there are the 30-50 feral hogs who have broken the internet this week. Nobody can quite pin down exactly why this no doubt … More Weekend Reading: Raining, Cats and Hogs

Weekend Reading: The Prime Minister’s Cheese-Box

In this blog I prefer to avoid political issues whenever I can. It’s not because I think the study of Classics isn’t relevant to current affairs; let’s face it, there’s no political situation that’s beyond the reach of Tacitus. No: it’s because I have enough trouble pretending to be an expert on Classics and Education, … More Weekend Reading: The Prime Minister’s Cheese-Box