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What is classics?
What is classics?

‘Classics’ is the name given to the study of ancient Greeks and Romans. Nowadays it is an umbrella term covering all aspects of the field, from art history through philosophy to demography and archaeology, but the label was originally applied to literary texts alone. In English, ‘classic’ or ‘classical’ for the Greco-Roman languages and authors was popularised in the 16th…

Miss Thrifty
Miss Thrifty

One of the more popular frugal blogs in the UK, Miss Thrifty is targeting young mums with her money saving, frugal tips and articles. And rightly so! The market is massive and she’s meeting a need for this type of information. Young mums aren’t exactly rolling in cash. They may have had to give up work and are now relying…

Marbury
Marbury

No matter what happens between now and 4 November, you can be certain the US presidential election of 2008 will be among the most historically important and dramatic of any fought. Having an informed opinion will be a must, but if you are as yet unable to tell your Iowa Caucus from your Feiler Faster Thesis, Marbury – a British…