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November 26, 2008

Theodore Dalrymple

Theodore Dalrymple's latest book, Not With a Bang But a Whimper: The Politics and Culture of Decline, is a compilation of previously published essays, all of which may be found online. Below are links to each of the essays (though I personally like reading most things in hard copy). Enjoy!

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November 25, 2008

Oxford Jaunts

Lindsey and I spent the entire day out and about in Oxford. No classes, no lectures, just roaming the streets and embracing the culture at our fingertips. We started our day at 9:00, walking down the main street in Jericho and passing buy a truck dropping off tons of kegs of pungent beer at a nearby pub. After we discovered…

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November 22, 2008

God, the Kremlin, and the Evil Empire

God, the Kremlin, and the Evil Empire

On Sunday, 30 November, from 6-8pm, Summit Oxford will host Mr. Edward Lucas, the Central and Eastern Europe correspondent for The Economist, will speak on the subject of his new book, The New Cold War: How the Kremlin Menaces Russia and the West.

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November 22, 2008

A Week in the Life…

This has been an intense week. We got to see Warwick castle a while ago, and last Saturday we went to see Stonehenge as well as the city of Bath. But for now, here's a recount of yesterday, Friday the 21st. At 10:30 am I met with my English Literature tutor, Dr. Rooksby. We discussed the poetry of Gerard Manley…

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