Oh! Kolkata!

Oh! Kolkata!

Arriving at the main Howrah railway station during the evening rush hour, one can feel the dynamism of Kolkata as the many thousands of commuters stride past, confident and purposeful, there is an electric force in the air. Kolkata, as Calcutta, started as the headquarters of the East India Company...

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World’s first estate agency for cats opens in London

World’s first estate agency for cats opens in London

The charity Blue Cross has opened the world’s first estate agency for cats in London. The unique cat pop-up estate agency will be offering houses that are exclusively designed for feline tenants. Constructed of cardboard and created by a mixture of journalists, bloggers, designers, retailers, 3D design University students and...

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Michelangelo & Sebastiano

Michelangelo & Sebastiano

Michelangelo & Sebastiano National Gallery Until 25 June 2017 Admission £18 nationalgallery.org.uk   ‘Neglected’, ‘overlooked’, ‘forgotten’, ‘unappreciated’ are just some of the words that could describe Sebastiano del Piombe (1485-1547), at the time, the achingly talented Venetian and as big a name as Michelangelo, Titian and Raphael in Rome, from...

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The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

In our literature page, we look back on great works of literature realised in the current month. For April, Max Feldman unmasks the cultural fears behind The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is one of those novels that...

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