Without us noticing, we are entering the postcapitalist era. At the heart of further change to come is information technology, new ways of working and the sharing economy. The old ways will take a long while to disappear, but it’s time to be utopian
'You have to imagine shrinking yourself down to get the scale right,' says Peter Crowther
How can English learners improve their listening comprehension? Raphael Ahmed, a teacher at the British Council in Bangladesh, shares some useful strategies.
A message in a bottle has washed up 44 years after it was written by a Carlisle boy at the start of the 1970s.
Fiddle, fish, fence, flick, grope, glance, poke, prod, nurdle, tickle, turn, squirt, biff, bash, slash, smash … just a few of the options open to a batsman. No wonder the philosopher of language and cricket fan was impressed
The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway once took tea from the foothills of the Himalayas to the world, but it now faces a slow extinction.
In the early 1990s photographer Robert Clayton decided to take his trusty camera to record a council estate in Oldbury, in the West Midlands – the Lion Farm Estate – before it was partially demolished.
St George's Gardens, the park on the site of the former churchyard of St George in the East in Stepney, is a neat, peaceful place.
This could be called the summer of Barbara Hepworth but the question one needs to ask is whether she is worthy of all the attention.
An Indian spiritual retreat where the Beatles meditated and wrote songs in 1968 has become a place of pilgrimage for fans from all over the world.
Writers and artists have long been fascinated by the idea of an English eerie - 'the skull beneath the skin of the countryside'. But for a new generation this has nothing to do with hokey supernaturalism - it's a cultural and political response to contemporary crises and fears
Rail workers discover a 'ghost' station in south London which closed a century ago.