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‘Ladybird in Focus: Women’ at MERL is Worth a Visit

Exhibition MERL - Photo Credit Elliot Kim

You may already be familiar with the immaculately kept gem that is the Museum of English Rural Life. Located on Redlands Road a stone’s throw from London Road Campus and the Hospital, it’s tiny and beautiful, boasting an idyllic chicken-populated garden, peaceful café space, and completely non-stop milking of their slightly insane, completely viral, ‘absolute unit’ meme.

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Professional travel writing: I of the Sun

Ever wanted to turn your wanderlust into an income? Tell the world about all your experiences? Write about travel? Go beyond writing a blog? Here is an example of how you can turn your travels into a successful travel writing career.  

University of Leeds graduate Richard did just that. At 22 years old he set off from his suburban town with a one way ticket to Malaysia, not sure of where he was going or when he was coming back.» >

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Lindsey Davis

I caught up with Lindsey Davis during the Annual Classical Associations conference at Easter 2013 which was held at the University of Reading. Lindsey is a fictional author with books set in classical Rome.

A lot of our readers would not of read your books, why do you think they should and what sort of audience are they aimed at?
I must say first that I am not a classicist, I am a retired civil servant who studied English literature.
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