Classics

Ring-Ring, RING-RING... It's Jamie Oliver!

Jamie Oliver's Food Tube | Posted 18.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jamie Oliver's Food Tube

Have you ever wanted a phone call from Mr Oliver? Yes. You heard correctly. We're nearly at 1 million subscribers and Jamie will be making some personal thank yous when we cross the line! Plus one lucky winner, wherever you are in the world, will receive a great big bag'o'goodies!

8 Things You'll Only Understand If You're A Classics Student

The Huffington Post UK | Imogen Groome | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A Classics student will be used to all kinds of abuse from their fellow students: "Latin's a dead subject", "All you're doing is reading old books and...

ON ... You'll Never Fail Rediscovering (or Discovering) a Literary Classic

Martin Treanor | Posted 18.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Martin Treanor

Many people disregard the allure of the classic writers, seeing them as old, established, and jaded. Yet, in their day, these writers were the revolutionaries, cutting edge writing with cutting edge messages, and I challenge anyone looking at them anew to place themselves in the mindset of the reader of the time - even swap mental genders if you like - and see them as they were intended.

Don't Abandon Classics In Order To Get A Good Job, Says Oxford

PA | Posted 11.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Children who enjoy history or classics should not feel they have to abandon the subjects in order to get a good job, research has suggested. Opting...

Are the Arts of Any Use?

Jeffrey Gedmin | Posted 03.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jeffrey Gedmin

Today we live in an era of hyper-specialisation. We all drill deeper in our silos. How else can you keep up, let alone get ahead in our frenetic, rapidly changing, competitive world? Yet we seem to get stuck, as the same ideas and arguments get recycled, only faster than ever before (thank technology, social media and the blogosphere).

Why Erotic Makeovers for the Classics Are 50 Shades Too Far

Sam Parker | Posted 16.09.2012 | Home
Sam Parker

Have you had a ride on the 50 Shades Of Grey bandwagon yet? Or is it a gravy train? It's hard to tell - the seats are all swings and the seatbelts are handcuffs. I'd ask the driver, but he's been told to keep zip.