St Cuthbert of Farne

Kathy Tiernan | talks to Jane Clark about her latest book on the great Northumbrian saint and why she feels that St Cuthbert still has relevance for us in the 21st century.

A Bride Married to Amazement

Kawther Luay | In memory of Mary Oliver, a modern mystic, and possibly our era’s most cherished American poet – known for her compassionate and attentive regard for the natural world – who died on 17 January 2019.

Civilisations: A Personal View

Johnathan Sunley | A review of the BBC’s 2018 series. This presented a cornucopia of artistic achievement from all over the world, but in the end it failed to see “the one in the play of the many”.