Our Latest Rambles

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The Decameron

What do a 14th-century story collection and today’s pandemic have in common? We read Boccaccio’s work to find out.

Heritage Mins

How do you tell a compelling story in a minute? We discuss the art of sharing history in a nutshell.

Isolation Tracks

The Mindful Rambler team share their top tracks for staying home – listen on Spotify now.

Mad Men

What does California represent in the 1960s and 1970s, and how does Don Draper sell it?

Shakespeare

Why do scholars and purists look down on No Fear Shakespeare and its modern-day translations of Shakespeare’s plays?

Loving Vincent

The world’s first hand-painted feature-length film pays tribute to Vincent van Gogh by bringing his paintings to life.

Emily Dickinson

Emily Dickinson lived her life in isolation. Today, her works can bring us solace during quarantine.

Wordsworth 250

William Wordsworth’s love for nature continues to resonate with contemporary audiences.

Anne Lister

Today the secrets of Anne Lister’s life are openly embraced by contemporary audiences.


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