#TimetoTalk with Historian Barbara Taylor

In the Times Higher Education today there’s an interview with Barbara Taylor, a historian who is the subject of The Last Asylum. “By the time Eve was published in 1983,” she recalls when we meet at a cafe near her home in Crouch End, “I was incapable of doing any sustained work. I struggled on, Continue Reading →

Art and Technology: Can they work together?

Interesting piece from the Guardian: Technology and art have enjoyed a tempestuous relationship over the years. Fine art purists have demonstrated a wary scepticism towards the use and abuse of new technologies, and tech-heads have been staunchly resistant to art’s whimsical influence. But as the pressing issues of privacy and Continue Reading →

[AUDIO] Thought of the Day 03/02/14

listen to ‘Thought for the Day 03/02/14’ on Audioboo Looking through this date in history, it’s a date scattered with disasters, including the Hawke’s Bay earthquake, New Zealand’s worst natural disaster in 1931, with 258 dead; a Baghdad market bombing in 2007 which killed at least 135 people, with hundreds Continue Reading →