Parliament Past and Present

We enter Parliament through its oldest surviving section, Westminster Hall. The sudden quiet is bracing, as the building’s six-foot-thick stone walls insulate us from the busy background hum of London. This imposing space invites solemn reflection on the past and a bit of unabashed rubbernecking too.  It was the largest … Continue Reading →


Arthur’s Seat

Arthur’s Seat is a mountain on the outskirts of Edinburgh, Scotland. Every semester we take our students on a three-day visit to this beautiful city.