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Summer caption competition…

A question variously asked by some readers is not ‘When is your next scholarly post? The nation awaits’ but ‘When is the next caption competition?’  Conscious that some months have passed since the last one, here is one to test … Continue reading

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And the winners are…

There were, as usual, some imaginative and witty entries for the caption competition.  Some drew on regular themes (cakes tend to make an appearance, at least as the subject of the entry), others had a political tinge, and a number … Continue reading

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Time for a little distraction… the caption competition

It appears some readers, not least a number overseas, are conscious that I have not had held a caption competition recently.  Given all that has been happening recently, now may be the time for a little light relief. The picture … Continue reading

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Caption competition – the winner…

There were some splendid entries for the caption competition and, as ever, I was spoilt for choice.  The entry that was most geared to the subject of the lecture – the classics and Parliament – was Neil M with ‘Judicial, … Continue reading

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New Year caption competition

I thought some readers would appreciate a New Year caption competition, so here is the first of 2019.  It shows me speaking to some students after I gave the inaugural lecture, on Parliament and the Classics, at the Victoria Gallery, … Continue reading

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Caption competition: the winner

Time to announce the winner of the latest caption competition.  I fear Dean B may have been on tenterhooks for some time.  There were some splendid entries.  Some were related to the attempt to get people to wave hands rather … Continue reading

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Caption competition

At this time of year, I thought a caption competition may be in order to give readers a bit of light relief.   The picture is one taken at the recent launch of the Higher Education Commission report on the … Continue reading

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