History, music, cooking, travel, books, theatre, film - but also with an eye on the 'culture wars', nationalism and identity.
In Part Two of his look back at Britain's journey with the EU, Otto English charts how Eurosceptic forces were unleashed after the 1975 Referendum and channelled in the 2010s by those looking to capitalise on the increasingly hard lives of many in the UK.
In Part One of his look back at Britain's journey with the EU, Otto English charts the UK's pivotal role in its formation, initial British reluctance at the project and the 1975 referendum which seemed to provide hope for a happy future in the bloc.
Chris Sullivan rates Sam Mendes' new war film up with the classics and remembers his grandfather's survival through the worst of World War One.
Mike Stuchbery returns with his telling short histories - this time of how climate change and panic led to an explosion of persecution, mainly of women.
MEP and leader of Northern Ireland's Alliance Party says the DUP were fools for trusting Boris Johnson who was always going to betray Unionism.