John Evelyn, the 17th-century diarist whose Restoration diary is recognised as the most extensive and informative record of a momentous period, even advised Samuel Pepys on libraries. Dr Karen Attar, research fellow at the Institute of English Studies, looks at his legacy.
Image from St. Marcella’s church, Denbigh Sarah Ward scrutinises the history and culture of Wales, and challenges the popular image of Wales and the Welsh. Who is a Welshman? When you picture him in your mind, do you see a serious, chapel-going miner? When you see a Welsh woman, do you envisage a figure in wide, […]