Category Archives: international law

You win or you die. There is no middle ground.

George R.R. Martin  neatly encapsulates the precariousness of being a character in  A Game of Thrones, the televised version & extension to his books. A game  built on such an ethos is clearly what anyone’s Christmas needs! Games producers have been quick to translate the, err, cut and thrust of the TV series into coloured… Read More »

Oxford legal research library

No – not a definition of the Law Bod, but the name of another platform of e-books from Oxford University Press – known as OLRL for short! The subject areas of this e-library are titles on International Commercial Arbitration (ICMA), International Commercial Law (ICML), Financial and Banking Law (FBL), and Private International Law (PRIL). The… Read More »

Santa with(out) borders

By Emma Jones Okay, so of all the worries faced by a putative Father Christmas, international frontiers might not be the first that come to mind… but there’s no denying that the children’s favourite existentially-challenged Macroscopic Quantum Object has a seasonal job that tests freedom of movement to its limit. Santa, of course, is a… Read More »

Dear Santa

Santa, Father Christmas, St Nicholas, whatever the name, the popularity of this figure from our Christmas traditions remains steadfast, but where does Santa live and how did the letter writing tradition begin? When I was a girl, I sat down to write a letter to Father Christmas every year, and then the letter would be… Read More »