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.
As Big Ben (doesn't) count down to 'Brexit Day' on 31 January, Otto English considers how Britain fell into the grip of a petty nationalism, warned against by the world's greatest physicist.
Otto English delves into the privileged actor's descent into normalising hate and considers what purpose it may serve.
The former Prime Minister said in a speech that he agrees with George Orwell's distinction between "patriotism" and "nationalism" and fears the Union of the UK could be over without fundamental constitutional reform.
Bonnie Greer on what Prince Harry and Laurence Fox's different approaches to the world in which we live tell us about privilege, race and hierarchy – and the distinction between the White Man and the white man.
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.