Tag: Life and style

Cultural taboos around food are powerful – could vegans change ours?

Mary-Ann Ochota , February 1st, 2018


As campaigns such as Veganuary become more popular could the way westerners categorise what’s edible start to shift? Yesterday marked the end of “Veganuary”, the campaign to encourage…


→The past and the curious | The Guardian

Cultural taboos around food are powerful – could vegans change ours?

Mary-Ann Ochota , February 1st, 2018


As campaigns such as Veganuary become more popular could the way westerners categorise what’s edible start to shift? Yesterday marked the end of “Veganuary”, the campaign to encourage…


→The Past and the Curious | The Guardian

Gifts are a traditional part of Christmas – but why do we give presents at all?

Mary-Ann Ochota , December 22nd, 2017


The Gift, written by Marcel Mauss in 1925, explores why we exchange things and the social rules we follow – and might help explain why gift-giving can be…


→The past and the curious | The Guardian

Gifts are a traditional part of Christmas – but why do we give presents at all?

Mary-Ann Ochota , December 22nd, 2017


The Gift, written by Marcel Mauss in 1925, explores why we exchange things and the social rules we follow – and might help explain why gift-giving can be…


→The Past and the Curious | The Guardian

The tense truce between detectorists and archaeologists

Mary Shepperson , December 18th, 2017


Metal detecting is enjoying a resurgence, driven by good press and fantastic finds. But archaeologists are not overjoyed at the rise of the hobby detectorists. Why? There’s been…


→The past and the curious | The Guardian

The tense truce between detectorists and archaeologists

Mary Shepperson , December 18th, 2017


Metal detecting is enjoying a resurgence, driven by good press and fantastic finds. But archaeologists are not overjoyed at the rise of the hobby detectorists. Why? There’s been…


→The Past and the Curious | The Guardian