Writing a Life

Elena Bowes catches up with English author and biographer Claire Tomalin about her best-selling memoir A Life of My Own. Still working, the 85-year-old author shares her thoughts on moving on from sadness, finding love late in life…

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26’s words of the year

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I asked for your words of the year and for 2019, and the people of 26 have spoken. From musings on the current political climate, to personal reflections and hopes for next year – here they are,…

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Designing Thoughts on a Page

Following the news that the Dark Angels collective’s latest book has hit it’s funding target, I caught up with contributor and Dark Angel Gillian Colhoun for an insight into her chapter, exploring the links between design and…

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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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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