The cover picture is one I took at Wigan Pier in 2016. It is a timely reminder of observations made many years ago in 1937 that seem to have changed little.
“You see statues everywhere to politicians, poets, bishops, but none to cooks or bacon-curers or market gardeners.”
― George Orwell, The Road to Wigan Pier.
Mike Larkin, retired from Queen's University Belfast after 37 years teaching Microbiology, Biochemistry and Genetics. He has served on the Senate and Finance and planning committee of a Russell Group University.