Tag Archives: Wellcome

Catching up with High Society

Drug paraphenalia isn’t a patch on what it used to be. That was my first conclusion from viewing High Society, the Wellcome Collection’s exhibition of all things mind-altering. On entrance to the exhibition, you’re confronted with a case full of exotic pipes, bowls, pill boxes and other accoutrements for the taking of drugs. An elaborate […]

Killer questions for election hopefuls

I was back at the Wellcome Collection last night, for a Eurekalive! debate, organised by The Times, with a panel of experts including Brian Cox, the CERN physicist and presenter of the excellent Wonders of the Solar System; Alom Shaha, film-maker and physics teacher, Gabrielle Walker, broadcaster and author, and Mark Walport, director of the […]