Terra nullius?

7 April 2020 by

Earlier this year, I had a class on settler colonialism in Australia as part of my Master’s degree. One article…

Line of flight

24 March 2020 by

A little girl turns the pages of a decorated book in a deserted sitting-room, poring over its frozen vignettes: ‘Each…

Unwrapping Norfolk’s mummy

17 March 2020 by

I recently visited the excellent Tutankhamun exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery in London. It’s an amazing collection of artefacts and…

A plaque for Papin

10 March 2020 by

What’s the link between the Royal Society, pressure cookers, a village in central France, and St Bride’s Church in London…