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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Of earworms, minds and family jewels

Florence Hazrat delves into the bizarre and frequently amusing world of untranslatable words

Hamming it up: Reem Rice Pudding

Winter is ending, I think. But there are still some days, like today, when it’s so grey, and wet, and clammy outside, that I...

Radio’s Comeback: the essential podcasts you should be listening to

To survive, media forms have to adapt, now radio allows listeners to access recorded shows in their own time on their computers.

‘You’re not alone: Horatio hates revision, too’: Common Ground reviewed

D A Prince's real charm lies in her technical skill, her ability to construct constrained, minimalistic poetry and at the same time let it yield to unbridled emotion.

This is my own, my native land: Scotia Nova reviewed

Michael Grieve describes this collection of Scottish nationalist poetry as a rich and "detailed snapshot of the nation"

St Petersburg: Monument to the Heroic Defenders of Leningrad

Situated on the southern outskirts of St Petersburg, the Monument to the Heroic Defenders of Leningrad pays tribute to all who lost their lives during the 900 day Siege of Leningrad during World War II.

The stories of third culture kids

“Where are you from?” This is the question that a third culture kid (TCK) often struggles to answer. “Should I give the long version or the...

Hungry Hayley: Shackin’ up with Shakshuka

My name is Hayley and I’m a fourth year international relations and history student for most of the year and an apprentice cook for...

Do I really need that book about Hygge?

A fashionable phenomenon in Britain yet a simple outlook on life for Danes, the word “hygge” means different things to different people. Pronounced “hoo-ga,”...

Light Box: Physics, Photography and Poetry

Poets and photographers respond to new scientific research at the University, as part of Robert Crawford and Norman McBeath's 'Light Box' project, celebrating the 2015 UNESCO International Year of Light. Crawford and other writers will be reading their work at 5.30PM, Thursday 9th April, in the School of Physics and Astronomy