The Birthday Treat

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01Lisa Appignanesi: A Visit to the Savoy Hotel20160926Lisa Appignanesi visits the Savoy Hotel, where she reflects on the glamorous Belle Epoque.

Essays from leading writers on arts, history, philosophy, science, religion and beyond.

02Michael Rosen: On The Trail Of Dh Lawrence20160927Michael Rosen visits Eastwood and the childhood home of DH Lawrence, who inspired him.

Essays from leading writers on arts, history, philosophy, science, religion and beyond.

03Gervase Phinn: On the Camino de Santiago2016092920160928 (R3)Gervase Phinn recalls joining the pilgrims on a visit to Santiago de Compostela in Spain.

Essays from leading writers on arts, history, philosophy, science, religion and beyond.

04Edwina Currie: A Ferry Across the Mersey20160929Edwina Currie returns to the Mersey, where she once took part in a schoolgirl ritual.

Essays from leading writers on arts, history, philosophy, science, religion and beyond.

05Marina Lewycka - Up the Eiffel Tower20160930Marina Lewycka takes a trip up the Eiffel Tower to reflect on a lifetime of visiting Paris

Essays from leading writers on arts, history, philosophy, science, religion and beyond.