Doing it for the greater good

"Is there any one of the Royal Family who wants to be king or queen? I don't think so," Prince Harry is reported as saying this week. A quote that's likely to have pleased his family as much as his divorced starlet/humanitarian girlfriend and his desire to "modernize the monarchy." His further explanation “we will … Continue reading Doing it for the greater good

Under duplicitous fire

“Oh the miserable and calamitous spectacle!” wrote John Evelyn in 1666. “...London was, but is no more”. The story of the Great Fire of London in 1666, a staple of the primary  curriculum, is a glimpse of history that colours our early schooling. And this week we know why it's still important. As the horror footage … Continue reading Under duplicitous fire