Alain de Botton isn't afraid of declawing the big questions. Having tackled the meaning of life in Consolations of Philosophy, he's now turned his mind's eye to demystifying art. What exactly is it for? And what significance does it have in our everyday lives?
Who’s inquisitive? Stephen Fry’s inquisitive. And he’s made an entire series of documentaries to prove it. Time to dust off the DVD player.
Dalton Millican was a proto-outdoorsman in the Lake District of the U.K. He lived in a cave, led climbing expeditions and virtually invented the idea of sustainable living in the early 1900s. Today, he serves as inspiration for U.K. outfitters Millican.