Articles tagged Mary Beard:

Ten Life Enhancers & Why Are They Always So Cheerful?

  • 23 Feb 2019

There's a delightful little paragraph in Chris Mullin's diary, which has set me thinking... David Puttnam's final outing as chancellor of the university. A delightful man. One of that small band of life enhancers of my acquaintance (others include Liz Forgan and Charles B...

My Ideal Dinner Party Guests

  • 12 Feb 2019

I was talking to someone the other day about the demise of the dinner party. And it set me thinking. If I held a dinner party for sixteen people in politics who I know, who would I invite to guarantee the sparkiest conversation? Anyway, this is the list I came up with... ...

The Any Questions Experience (1)

  • 16 Aug 2008

I must admit I don't normally get nervous before appearing on radio or TV, but yesterday was different. There's enormous potential to make a complete dick of yourself on ANY QUESTIONS, and the thought of the four hour drive home afterwards thinking I had done really badly nagg...