In this episode of What Northern Ireland Means to Me, we meet William Redpath, who is a business owner and community worker.  TRANSCRIPT My association with Northern Ireland is very much here — someone who's born here, someone that believes in this place, someone that believes in the possibility and the opportunity that exists … Continue reading WNIMTM — William REDPATH

Book review — Great Thinkers (The School of Life)

Great Thinkers is a compilation of 60 short essays -- about 1,500 to 3,000 words each -- published by The School of Life, which dedicates itself to “developing emotional intelligence through the help of culture”. It describes the book as a volume of some of the most important ideas of Eastern and Western culture, drawn … Continue reading Book review — Great Thinkers (The School of Life)

BU Faculty Obituary: Mark Allen

The obituary notice for Mark Allen caught my attention, not because I was a 1989 participant in the BU Oxford Honors Study Program (CLA '90), but because of the heartfelt addendum by Dee Mondschein (CAS '97). Mark was not one of my tutors (I read the Politics and History modules), but Dee's description of the … Continue reading BU Faculty Obituary: Mark Allen