What I read… Confronting the Classics

As I mentioned at the start of the year, one of my new year’s resolutions was to read more non-fiction books. We’re almost halfway through the year and I am way behind on my target. This book is at least partially responsible for that. I love Mary Beard. She’s a Professor of Classics at the…… Continue reading What I read… Confronting the Classics

What I did… First Blog Post

It’s that time of year again: people optimistically starting projects in the hope they will become better people over the next year. Thinner, fitter, more organised, more successful. Today I’m going to start a slightly different endeavour. This blog will track my pursuit of knowledge. Not just textbook knowledge but my discovery of new media,…… Continue reading What I did… First Blog Post