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A heartfelt plug for “A history of the world in 100 objects”

The BBC in conjunction with the British Museum is putting on a new series this year, “A history of the world in 100 objects”. Neil MacGregor, Director of the British Museum, has chosen 100 objects from their remarkable collection to … Continue reading

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A truly classic April Fool’s prank

I don’t have time to come up with a clever April Fool’s joke, but I will take a moment to point everyone at the classic 1957 BBC program on the spring spaghetti harvest in Switzerland. Really wonderful stuff, and very … Continue reading

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