The Weekly Index: 4th November 2016

4th-november-2016It’s Friday! It’s Bonfire’s Night tomorrow! I just ate half a thing of Waitrose luxury custard for lunch! What’s not to be happy about? And to make life even better, here is The Weekly Index!…


♦ Time to try something new? Here are 215 hours of free language lessons.

Will VR change the way I see history? Spoiler alert, yes.

♦ I love reading about the use of pigments and colours from the past (I wonder why? Looking right attcha PhD), so this article looking at the use of ochre was a must read for me.

♦ Want to learn about the Stuarts? Here is a handy animated short narrated by David Mitchell.

How being a younger sibling can affect your career. Ahem!

♦ Laurie Simmons’ images subverting the housewife stereotype are awesome.

This Parisian ceramics boutique is just too cute.

The hidden party castle in the jungle.

♦ Before the racism, when Bardot was still queen of all things, including style.

♦ And finally… a sizzling hot playlist to get you in the Bonfire’s spirit.