Entries by Tim Whitmarsh from 01/2013

Paul Emsley and Kate Middleton

| Posted 01.15.2013 | Huffington Post

This is, quite simply, the most brilliant piece of public art in recent years. It's performance art, and mass outrage is an integral part of the show. It doesn't look like Kate Middleton - but then nor do the fuzzy telephoto pics from France, or, for that matter, the airbrushed poses condoned by the palace

Oxbridge Entry and the Power of the Market

| Posted 01.20.2013 | UK Universities & Education

The latest episode in the long-running series of Oxbridge admissions 'scandals' is one of the more dramatic ones.

Gay Marriage and the Church

| Posted 01.30.2013 | UK Politics

If there's one message to take home from all the furore, it is that one should never underestimate the desire of the pious to dictate what other people do in their love lives.