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Ofuda: in with the good, out with the bad (Part 1)

27 May 2016

In a previous blog post, ‘Till death us ...

Utopia 500

27 May 2016

At the start of Thomas More’s Utopia the narrator describes a fictional meeting with a stranger in Antwerp. The man is sunburned, his beard is untrimmed, his cloak hangs carelessly from his shoulder. He appears to be a sea-captain. Later,...

Be business savvy like Shakespeare

26 May 2016

Poet, playwright, producer; what we know of Shakespeare’s life proves one thing – it’s possible to be creative and commercial.

Wanted: 100 Hogshead of Sugar

26 May 2016

Today is the 50th anniversary of Guyana’s independence, a country on the northern coast of South America. Formally known as British Guiana, it had a rich and diverse history. Journalist Lainy Malkani takes a look back at some archive newspapers...

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