Monthly Archives: August 2011

Charles Dickens’ journals online at last

Dickens Journals Online ( is a fascinating project, to digitise – and give free, searchable, access to – the two weekly magazines edited by Charles Dickens during the 1850s and 1860s, namely  ‘Household Words’ and ‘All the Year Round’. These … Continue reading

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What you can do to help prevent further riots

While politicians, police, civil and community leaders investigate the underlying causes of the recent riots and develop strategies to deal with them, I would like to propose modest steps we can all take today towards preventing a recurrence. We are … Continue reading

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