A city of lost rooms: where Jewish scholars vanish, artist seers battle their obsessions and twisted worlds thrive.
2020 started with death and trauma. Then there was a pandemic. So, clearly civil disobedience was an entirely reasonable reaction. Yet my rebellion never strayed far from the path of a radical ancestor.
What is happening below ground? A Lynchian struggle, beautiful acts of collective solidarity or are the roots coming for us?
During a time of shrunken horizons, cycling is escape and freedom exploring a city of strange wonder.
As the first criticism of the new labour leader, Keir Starmer, rumbles, what does it take to be Labour leader and win an election?
The third and final instalment exploring today’s coronavirus crisis and comparing it with the historical documentary fiction of Defoe’s Journal of the Plague Year.
A mysterious pair of boots and one of England’s most prolific hangman create an intriguing Glasgow mystery.
We explore more similarities and differences between the coronavirus of 2020 and the plague of 17th century London. City lockdown, silence and noise in the streets, wild rumours and pandemic inequality.
Contagion, fear, fake news and quackery. There are striking similarities between today’s crisis and the Great Plague of London centuries ago. Has anything changed?
We had a complicated relationship but she was also a unique and fascinating character.