The Witchcraft of Shakespeare’s Time, and Why Macbeth Really Didn’t Help

With the royal criminalisation of witchcraft in 1604 (and before its 1736 retraction), hundreds of thousands of people in Europe were tortured, hung, and drowned.


Unreliable Narrator

What do we mean by an Unreliable Narrator?

In fiction, an unreliable narrator is someone the author wants to be untrustworthy because that fact is going to propel their plot forward.


Storytelling

The Future of Storytelling: AI and Machine Learning

AI and machine learning are increasingly being harnessed as creative tools, reshaping the scope of storytelling and the reader’s experience.


The Pareto Priciple

The Pareto Principle

The core message is that the majority of results come from a relatively small portion of time and effort.


Bees

Bees, Climate and Us

The British Beekeepers Association recently announced a significant drop in the average hive’s yearly yield of bees. Numbers have been dropping within British hives for decades.


Twitter

Twitter Accounts to Learn From

Looking for a daily fix of learning, from History to Psychology? These are my top 5 must-follow Twitter accounts…


Insights at 17

Insights I Would Give Myself At 17

Be courageous and voice your ideas, listen to other people’s insights and avoid making important decisions in a hurry…


Suffragists leader Millicent Garrett Fawcett

Suffragists and Suffragettes

Unlike the Suffragettes, the Suffragists were determinedly non-violent,


Smartphone

The Perils of Smartphone Addiction

You might feel a strong need to check your smartphone every few minutes. But perhaps you might not be able to explain why.


National Poetry Day

National Poetry Day Turns 25 Today

National Poetry Day celebrates its 25th anniversary on 3rd October with a campaign themed around ‘truth’.


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