Monthly Archives: January 2016

Predictability in Classics

The BBC has recently begun airing a dramatisation of War and Peace, an apparently epic and classic piece of literature, set in Russia during the Napoleonic Wars. I’ve never read the book or watched a film of it, so I … Continue reading

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Yeah, I know this is late. I’ve not really been able to think of a topic to write about though, so you’re getting random thoughts today… Why does the cellophane wrapping that new DVDs come in almost never have a … Continue reading

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New Year, New Hope

At least, that’s the theory. A new year is often seen as a time for renewal and revitalisation, a time for resolutions to do things that have not been done before, a time to start something afresh. Plenty of studies … Continue reading

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