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We are at that glorious moment of the year when spring in all its wonderful forms is presenting itself once again. During this week the leaves and blossom have appeared on the trees, flowers showing themselves in the garden and the weather suggests, in a tantalizing manner, that we might see the sun again. This […]

I set off this morning for a trip to Canada and the United States, with the intention of visiting four cities in the course of six days. I will be travelling with Nick Priestnall and our purpose will be to meet up with Old Millhillians in East Coast America. This year the President of the […]

With the School recognising both Science Week and International Women’s Day this week, it seemed appropriate to draw attention in my blog to three interesting women involved in Science and Innovation. Grace Hopper (1906-1992) Grace Hopper designed Harvard’s Mark I computer, a five-ton, room-size machine, in 1944. She invented the compiler that translated written language […]

I would warmly encourage readers to go to see Phantom Thread, the film recently released starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Lesley Manville and Vicky Krieps. Set in 1950s London the film tells the story of the renowned fashion designer Reynolds Woodcock who creates dresses and garments for members of high society. He falls in love with a […]