The humble HP was originally made to squeeze profit from the sundries of empire. But, inevitably, it has become a symbol of class, status and taste—or lack of it...
Benjamin Markovits / January 29, 2020
What will replace it? "Feetball"
Charlotte Higgins / January 28, 2020
There is nothing inevitable about the connection between an interest in the Greco-Roman world and being a posh white man
Charles Dickens was right—the boundaries between real and unreal feel insubstantial under starlight
Hephzibah Anderson / January 27, 2020
It’s becoming impossible to sustain belief in that eternal hope: that our children’s lives will be better than our own
Ian Irvine / December 12, 2019
"Oscar Wilde, I pity you because you must be suffering more than we"
Benjamin Markovits / December 10, 2019
They are unimaginably distant figures whose reigns and lives still somehow revealed something about our own
Cathy Rentzenbrink / December 10, 2019
Everything important takes effort and our lives are enriched when we take on challenges
Charlotte Higgins / December 10, 2019
It's time to reassess one of Greek mythology's most famous characters