Hadrian

Why I dream of the Great Wall of China

18 July 2015 9:00 am

Laikipia A quarter of a century ago I met two young South African men who had ridden their ponies 1,700…

Hadrian’s advice for a new Defence Secretary

2 August 2014 9:00 am

Michael Fallon, the new Defence Secretary, is a classicist by training. What lessons, if any, might he take from his…

Hadrian on the Somerset levels

22 February 2014 9:00 am

Since the Somerset Levels are a flood plain, nature will flood it. Romans had no problems with that. Much of…