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A new funding solution is needed for  oil decommissioning

A new funding solution is needed for oil decommissioning

By Nicholas Newman At the time of writing, we are seeing an increasing number of media reports detailing the huge numbers of abandoned oil wells in Alberta and Texas.  In addition, governments and the industry […]

SPARE  A  THOUGHT  FOR  SPAIN   

SPARE  A  THOUGHT  FOR  SPAIN   

By   Graham Salter On Saturday 1st April, I went to the FT Oxford Literary Festival to hear William Chislett’s talk “Challenges facing the New Spain” On the same day I was alarmed to read […]

Alice in Wonderland gets the musical treatment

A review by Justyna Olszowa   (20 February 2017) Wonderland the Musical came to Oxford’s New Theatre. Wonderland is an enchanting musical adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. […]

by February 25, 2017 0 comments Going Out, Oxford, Review
Penclic Mini Keyboard C2 (Wired)

Penclic Mini Keyboard C2 (Wired)

Nicholas Newman As a journalist, I use my laptop a lot when out of the office. You will find me word processing at a variety of locations including at conferences, press conferences, in trains and […]

by February 18, 2017 0 comments Gadgets, Review, Technology, Travel
La Boheme at Oxford’s New Theatre

La Boheme at Oxford’s New Theatre

A review of La Boheme by Nicholas Newman Ellen Kent’s production of La Boheme at Oxford’s New Theatre 16 February 2017. La Boheme perhaps one of Puccini’s most famous operas, set in Paris’s Latin Quarter of […]

by February 18, 2017 0 comments Art, Heritage, Music, Opera, Oxford, Oxfordshire