Sifting the evidence on civilisation in Gaelic Ulster
The need for global preparedness before the next pandemic arrives
Literacy in religious thinking may be necessary to tackle the world crisis
Wintering out in Mayo’s lonely glens and boglands
A kingdom’s progress: from Duck Soup to Princess Diana
In 2014, the French writer Sylvain Tesson fell some ten metres while trying to scale the side of a friend’s home. The accident not only left him with lasting physical ailments; it also transformed him from enthusiastic global tourist to philosopher and aesthete of solitude.