December 2009 Castaway: Bettany Hughes Historian Writer, Broadcaster and opener of The New Ashmolean The five year old Bettany Hughes was one of 1,694,117 people, who saw the golden mask, from the head of the mummy of King Tutankhamen, on display
On his return to Oxford, SYLVIA VETTA talks to Chinese artist Qu Lei lei about his work.
Mick Smith, the defence correspondent of the Sunday Times and author of many books on the intelligence services was my Castaway in the August 2010 edition of Limited Edition Magazine. Limited Edition comes free with the Oxford Times on the
Michael Wright: the last officer in the British Indian Army The village of Kennington, where I live, is the only village in the country to have chosen to fundraise for an overseas project every year, since 1969. In the process,
Colin Dexter: October 2009 Castaway When reviewing ‘My Ashmolean /My Museum‘, for the Oxford Times, I was struck by Theo Chalmers’ stern portrait of Colin Dexter. I mentioned it to Colin and he assured me that he did, indeed, know
May Castaway 2009 : Shami Chakrabarti Last year Oxford Brookes University appointed a new Vice Chancellor. Oxford Brookes is a young university so it is rather fitting that they chose the thirty nine year old Shami Chakrabarti. Shami is better
February 12 is the two hundredth anniversary of the birth of a man who changed our understanding of the world and our place within it. A sculpture of Charles Darwin as an old man looks benignly down at visitors and