William Moore

Easter traditions from around the world

15 April 2022 4:03 pm

You know where you are with Christmas. Trees, carols, nativity plays, holly and ivy, presents, mince pies, crackers, Dickens, It’s…

America’s campus culture wars come for St Andrews

2 October 2021 9:14 am

The University of St Andrews has been keen on American imports for some time. Americans make up 16 per cent…

Top dog: how animals captured politics

4 September 2021 9:00 am

How pets became the national priority

The curious mythology of the Gosforth Cross

24 July 2021 9:00 am

In the small Cumbrian village of Gosforth, in the graveyard of St Mary’s Church, there is a sandstone cross which…

What kind of oyster-eater are you?

27 February 2021 9:00 am

The latest fight between the EU and the UK isn’t over vaccines, but molluscs. Brussels won’t grant Britain a special…

The joy of commuting

29 August 2020 9:00 am

My train journey to work is bliss

How political is your bread board?

21 February 2020 10:00 pm

It’s not known which inspired Victorian first had the idea to take a chopping block and carve it into a…