Author: Blueprint Media

Briefs

Czech it out

UK citizens returning from the Czech Republic must quarantine, but one issue never goes away: why do we spell Czech with a “Z” but pronounce

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News

Books, books, books

Some people say that life’s the thing, but I’d rather read a book.   This year of years, 2020, I am hoping to secure a

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Briefs

Iberian Influence

As travel restrictions to Portugal from the UK are lifted, some might wonder why Portuguese is the language of Brazil while every other country in

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Briefs

Presidential Parallels

There are now less than 100 days to go until the 2020 US presidential election. A recently-published book reproduces the Anglo-American reporter, Alistair Cook’s, note

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Briefs

Hockney Rebel

A new portraits exhibition by David Hockney includes a series drawn on canvas using charcoal and coloured crayons. According to a leading art critic, this is

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