Derek Turner

A remote island tribe in Indonesia makes whaling seem positively noble

27 April 2019 9:00 am

Our relations with cetaceans have always been charged with danger and delight, represented by the extremes of the Book of…

‘Spanish troops loot a village in Flanders during the Thirty Years War’, by Sebastian Vrancx

Simplicius Simplicissimus and the horrors of the Thirty Years’ War

31 March 2018 9:00 am

On 23 May 1618, Bohemian Protestants pushed two Catholic governors and their secretary through the windows of Prague Castle, in…

Class observation

3 June 2017 9:00 am

A hoicked-up small boy sits astride a yoked-up heavy horse, while three sun-stained men smile at posterity. Hairy hooves press…

Spurred on

28 January 2017 9:00 am

‘Old radicals become quietist’ a character in Valley of the Weed tells Plant, the appropriately-named private detective investigating the disappearance…

Spurred on

26 January 2017 3:00 pm

‘Old radicals become quietist’ a character in Valley of the Weed tells Plant, the appropriately-named private detective investigating the disappearance…

Spurred on

26 January 2017 3:00 pm

‘Old radicals become quietist’ a character in Valley of the Weed tells Plant, the appropriately-named private detective investigating the disappearance…