History, music, cooking, travel, books, theatre, film - but also with an eye on the 'culture wars', nationalism and identity.
Headlining St Patrick's Day Festival Will be Tinged with Brexit Sadness for Irish Songwriter Don Mescall
Prolific songwriter Don Mescall will be headlining the St Patrick’s Day Festival at London's Trafalgar Square.
Ben is Back: The Film that Dares to Tackle the Opioid Epidemic
Undeniably, the opioid/heroin epidemic sweeping the United States is the greatest drug endemic to ever hit the country. Indeed, more people died of overdoses in 2017 than all US military personnel killed during both the Vietnam and Iraq conflicts and more than those killed by guns, car, AIDS in any single year in the US.
There Never was a Hard Border: Paddy was a Brit
As he patrols his British forts guarding against Anglo-Saxon invaders, the Count of the Saxon Coast recounts another true story from the first great Brexit, sixteen hundred years ago.
THE UPSIDE DOWN: Early and Often – A Short History of Fixing Elections
John Mitchinson on the not-so-recent history of rigging the vote, bribing voters with booze and voter suppression, using whiskey