Monthly Archives: November 2012

A Thanksgiving Poem

Economist and blogger Marc Bellemare has posted a poem for Thanksgiving. Its fame is greater than its reputation as many lines are well-known although the source for them is not commonly referenced. I’m posting it here so that perhaps more … Continue reading

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The City and the Storm

The recent cover from New York Magazine. Worth seeing.

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Secret Oxford

Oxford Today has launched a new series where alumni talk about their favorite “secret” places in the university. The first episode is online and discusses the gardens of Lady Margaret Hall. Most college graduates found some place on campus which … Continue reading

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Modern Castles

Remember when the European nobility decided that it was more sensible (and much more comfortable) to build a manor house and control their domains with an army rather than huddling in a damp, drafty castle? Well, castles are back reports … Continue reading

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