Ted Hughes

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Lot 2, Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes, Pair of Gold Wedding Rings, £6,000-8,000

Currently open for bidding, Sotheby’s: Your Own Sylvia: Sylvia Plath’s letters to Ted Hughes and other items sale, which ends on July 21st consists of(...)

 Marcus Rashford initiated the free schools meals campaign and essentially shamed the UK government into endorsing it. File photograph: Getty Images

It was mid-May and the world was in freefall when the name of Luke Chadwick began to appear on the timelines of social media accounts and news pages. (...)

The mid-winter of a good breeding year may find up to 20 million wrens in these islands, some six million of them in Ireland. Drawing: Michael Viney

On my first Christmas in Ireland, in 1961, I lived in a chilly holiday cottage in Tully, on Connemara’s Renvyle Peninsula. Across the road, the villag(...)

A portrait of Seamus Heaney by painter Barrie Cooke.

A cache of recently-discovered correspondence, poems, drawings, and paintings, by Seamus Heaney, Ted Hughes, and the painter Barrie Cooke, is being pr(...)

Raymond Antrobus: “the book we all needed to read”. Photograph:  Caleb Femi

Poet Raymond Antrobus has become the first poet to win the £30,000 (€34,000) Rathbones Folio prize, taking the award for his “exceptionally brave and (...)

David Eldridge: “I’m trying to define what romance might mean." Photograph: Alan Betson

It’s not a question I tend to ask men I have only just met, especially not at 11 in the morning, but I want to know if David Eldridge is romantic. He (...)

Pike: Illustration: Michael Viney.

It’s 120 years since a few little silverfish from England were tipped into the Munster Blackwater river. Discarded from a tin of live bait, Rutilus (...)

Ann Henning Jocelyn and her Black German Shepherd Pushkin relaxing at the lookout point overlooking her home  with Cashel Bay and the townland of Doonreagan in the backround. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

When her father died very shortly after her birth, Swedish writer Ann Henning Jocelyn, along with her mother and two older siblings, went to live with(...)

In contrast with rival efforts, the Tokyo biohybrid can “live” and function in a  bottle for over a week before it degrades

Science fiction has warned us, repeatedly and enthusiastically, about men like Shoji Takeuchi. A well-meaning genius creates an innocent-looking inven(...)

Gareth Southgate, England’s bespoke coach, seems incapable of uttering a graceless remark or behaving with anything other than class.  Photograph: Giuseppe Cacace/AFP/Getty

A friend of mine spent a few weeks in the summer of 1996 tumbling through Galway pubs watching the European football championships. Naturally, he did(...)

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