Nicola Twilley

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Nicola Twilley

Raise Your Glass For The Dragon Slayer

Raise Your Glass For The Dragon Slayer

Around the world, the feast of St Patrick — the patron saint of Ireland — on March 17 is celebrated with a pint (or several) of Guinness. Meanwhile, St George’s Day on April 23, when we could be raising a glass to the dragon-slaying patron saint of England, tends to…

Learn Real-Life Minecraft At London’s First Academy For Tunnelers

Learn Real-Life Minecraft At London’s First Academy For Tunnelers

In today’s Observer, architecture editor Rowan Moore explores Europe’s largest infrastructure project: London’s new Crossrail line. Moore explains that, in addition to such factors as cost, miles, tons of dirt moved, and other construction superlatives, Crossrail also “claims to be the largest archaeological site in Britain, an inadvertent probe through…