Cambridge's second Summer Virtual Festival of Learning runs for five weeks from 28 June to 30 July - www.ice.cam.ac.uk/virtualsummer
I have two courses running and will be giving three talks. Book now
I am an Academic Tutor for University of Cambridge ICE for whom I act as Course Director for their international, virtual and residential courses. Academic but not dry, I love to present the courses and then actively engage in discussions through various forums.
We will examine the material outcomes in every sense of the Arts and Crafts Movement founded on rural and historic ideals of human skill, launched in the 1880s to counter Britain’s industrialisation. For full details: https://www.ice.cam.ac.uk/course/beauty-and-utility-arts-and-crafts-houses-and-gardens-0
Lucretius What is food to one, is to others bitter poison. Examining the toxic in intoxication - Socrates and hemlock, mandrake in the Bible, Shakespeare and J.K. Rowling. Virginian Gold, 007 in You only Live Twice, and 'The Poison Garden' https://www.ice.cam.ac.uk/course/fatal-attraction-darker-side-plants-
1. Impressionists in their gardens - living light and colour
2. Around the world in three years with Captain James Cook and Joseph Banks
3. Keats and Regency domestic gardens, 1795-1821