Debating Magna Carta

Here in England we are in the midst of a political row about Magna Carta. Yes, that’s right. As the world crumbles, we are debating the finer points of thirteenth century constitutional law. You would have thought we had better things to argue about. Iraq is falling apart, Vladimir Putin is strutting around Eastern Europe…

Nine Lessons from a Year on Twitter

According to an email I received this morning, today is my ‘Twitterversary’. Clearly the only rational response to such an email is to smash the nearest glass object. Unfortunately I’m on a bus, and I’m pretty sure this is frowned upon. In all fairness, I’ve found using Twitter to spread history through the interwaves quite…