Tag: Influence


Review: Did Victorians ruin the world?

The question of whether or not the Victorians ruined the world is one that I suspect many people have asked themselves over the years. Using this question as the title of their radio show, sister double act Helen and Kat Arney migrated to the stage for the Norwich Science Festival. With the help of special…


The implications of the power of celebrity

The debate about the potentially negative impact of the power of celebrity is a longstanding one. In 2016, it only takes a couple of seconds of browsing the internet before you come across a Facebook post or tweet epitomising celebrity self-promotion and narcissism. In a society that is becoming ever more reliant on social media,…