Monthly Archives: October 2016
Timeless Homer: why?!?
…Where does the Iliad’s timeless appeal (to different people and for different reasons) come from? This kind of question is what inspired me to go back to Uni in 2012 for a one-year postgrad diploma in Classics. I since found out that many of my friends and acquaintances from all walks of life have been touched […]
A day with The Stig
“Let’s go for a drink”. Thank goodness for Bacchus’ international language. I am escorting @original_stig (yes, the first one, the one wearing the black suit) Perry McCarthy, F1 driver, Le Mans racer – now motivational speaker – to my old school in beautiful Naples, Italy. A beer and a glass of wine at the airport […]