British Museum has best spring ever

The British Museum has had its most successful spring on record, due in large part to the blockbuster Pompeii and Herculaneum show, which is on course to be its third most popular exhibition since it opened its doors in 1753.…

1 min read

The health benefits of… eggs

Both the white and yolk of an egg are rich in nutrients - proteins, vitamins and minerals with the yolk also containing cholesterol, fat soluble vitamins and essential fatty acids. Eggs are an important and versatile ingredient for cooking, as their particular…

2 mins read

Chinese Food Culture

As a country that pays great attention to courtesy, our cuisine culture is deep rooted in China's history. As a visitor or guest in either a Chinese home or restaurant you will find that table manners are essential and the distinctive courtesies…

1 min read

In praise of Dr Seuss

The Cat in the Hat, Oh, the Places You’ll Go! and Dr Seuss’s other books brilliantly allow children to learn about risks and challenges – but David Cameron’s admiration of The Lorax smacks of hypocrisy. Of all Dr Seuss’s books, The Lorax,…

6 mins read

Why pharmaceutical art is so addictive

Machine-guns made of painkillers, ecstasy pill murals ... artists from Damien Hirst to Chemical X make pharma art to expose our numb, drug-addled age. But it’s the idea of an artwork actually being made out of modern pharmaceuticals that is haunting. Even…

2 mins read