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The Vintage Guide To London | November 22, 2017

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The Idler Academy - The Vintage Guide To London

Cultivated leisure at The Idler Academy

August 31, 2011 |

In Ancient Greece, the word for school, scholee, also meant ‘leisure’. Education was a pleasure, a privilege freely chosen by the freeborn citizens of Athens. The Idler Academy, which launched earlier this year, wants to bring this spirit of cultivated leisure to the 21st century, and cross it with the lively atmosphere of an 18th century coffeehouse. We’ve met up with founder Tom Hodgkinson to find out why we should be going back to school.
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