- RT @ExpressandEcho: Worst damage to woodland in a generation as 5000 trees in @NationalTrust Killerton Estate blown over http://t.co/SF2UvR… 1 hour ago
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- RT @sin_canning: Some well-reasoned commentary on why the mansion tax is a terrible idea! ow.ly/uiEf0 21 hours ago
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Though he his House of polish’t marble built Yet shall it ruine like the Moth’s fraile cell.* There is a long tradition of the romanticisation of ruins and decay, but watching once grand houses slide into dereliction is thankfully now … Continue reading
Perhaps one of the most traditional images of university is that of the hallowed, ancient spires of Oxford and Cambridge. The idea that wisdom is a product of experience can create a sense that perhaps historic surroundings might impart some … Continue reading