Wages are decided by the market? Nonsense, says Stumbling and Mumbling: they are social constructs.
" One of the problems about getting economic policy-makers in a room together is that you sink immediately into acronym hell." David Boyle reports on a seminar he organised at the Treasury.
"The Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian epochs are awash with visionaries who have helped sculpture landscape sensibilities ever since. Titans for whom a surname is all that is required: Blake, Dickens and Darwin; Turner and Constable; Tennyson, Wordsworth and Keats; the Bronte's and Hardy; Kipling, Conan-Doyle and Buchan; Ruskin and Morris; Emerson, Muir and Thoreau." Eddie Procter looks towards a new landscape aesthetic.
The Sound of Music premiered to horrific reviews in 1965. Now it’s the most beloved and popular movie musical ever. Kevin Fallon looks at how it climbed a mountain.