Spotlight: Randi Epstein

In our latest author spotlight, Elena Bowes caught up with Randi Epstein MD to discuss her recent book release, Aroused: The History of Hormones and How They Control Just About Everything. Hormones are confusing. They are so…

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Hilary Benn

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Hilary Benn Chair, Committee on Exiting the European Union  5:43 pm, 6th November 2018  I want to speak about two men who never came home from the great war: my great uncle Oliver Williams Benn and George Edwin Ellison. Oliver…

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Five Books on a Shelf

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  The premise is simple; pick five books on your shelf, take a snap, and write a sentence about each one. This month, 26 board member Alastair Creamer, shares a snapshot of his library.   Unless by…

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There are no grown-ups

Tired of grasping a decade’s point, until she’s squandered it, Druckerman writes, “This time, I’m determined to figure out a decade when I’m still in it.” Her latest book, There Are No Grown-Ups, looks at how being…

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Narrative by Numbers

In a post-truth, fake news world, what role can data play in shaping stories? Sam Knowles, explores how data-driven storytelling can help everyone tell more compelling, evidence-based stories in his new book, Narrative by Numbers. So if…

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Peter, Bagpuss and 26

Peter Firmin, creator of Bagpuss, Igor the Engine and Noggin the Nog, sadly passed away this month. But his work, loved by generations of viewers, will certainly live on. John Simmons reflects on Peter’s abundant creative talent…

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Boy Underwater

Adam Baron’s latest book Boy Underwater, published by HarperCollins, hit bookshelves in June. Elena Bowes talked to Baron about this heartbreaking, funny story about a broken family with secrets, told from the perspective of nine-year-old Cymbeline. They…

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Latest 26 images

Disused pub in Hoxton by Andy York
Photo by Lucy Beevor
Image by Tony Linkson
Found on the island of Giglio, Italy by Chris Bird.
26 Screenshot by Lara Muth
I live at number 26, and this is my bin!  Rebecca Thomas
Captured in Venice by Elen Lewis
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Distance markers on a disused railway in East Sussex. The Cuckoo Line.  By Tony Linkson
Distance markers on a disused railway in East Sussex. The Cuckoo Line.  By Tony Linkson
Distance markers on a disused railway in East Sussex. The Cuckoo Line.  By Tony Linkson
Spotted by Marin Lee at the Serpentine in Hyde Park
Spotted in Copenhagen by Helen MacKinven.
Spotted on the airfield of Tivat airport in Montenegro by Martin Lee
I took this picture in a fabulous vegan and raw food restaurant in Turin - Ezri Carlebach
Spotted in Capri by Laura Hunter
Woods near Jouqueviel, Midi-Pyrenees, 10 minutes after I had told my walking group about 26. They gave me a funny look. By David Mathews
Image by Ed Pritchard
Image by Lydia Thornley in Krakow
Spotted in Belfast by Jonathan Holt
From Christmas travels in Krakow by Lydia Thornley
Night time lamp from Christmas travels in Krakow by  Lydia Thornley
Daytime lamp from Christmas travels in Krakow by  Lydia Thornley