Posts tagged with ‘Politics’

  • Mar082016
    International Women's Day

    International Women’s Day

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    Today is International Women’s Day, a day when women all over the world celebrate their achievements. And I’m not just…

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  • Apr262015
    guernica

    Guernica – 26 April 1937

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    On 26 April 1937, it was market day in Guernica, a small town in northern Spain considered to be the…

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  • Dec172013
    Mohamed Bouazizi

    The self-immolation of Mohamed Bouazizi – 17 December 2010

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    What a magic carpet ride it was for our brothers and sisters in North Africa and the Middle East. Egypt’s…

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  • Dec122013
    greenham common women

    Greenham Common Peace Women ‘Embrace the Base’

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    A cold day in the Cold War The 12th December 1982 was cold. Not really the kind of day to…

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  • Dec022013

    The death of Hernán Cortés – 2 December 1547

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    “He came dancing across the water with his galleons and guns, Looking for the new world in that palace in…

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  • May092012

    The Pill first becomes available to American women – 9 May 1960

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    “No woman can call herself free until she can choose consciously whether she will or will not be a mother” –…

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  • Oct022011

    The death of Marie Stopes – 2 October 1958

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    “I have some things to say about sex, which, so far as I am aware, have not yet been said…

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  • Mar212010
    naivasha roses

    The terrible price of Kenyan flowers

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    Not so long ago, roses were expensive. Now you can get six blooms for £4 at my local Tescos. The…

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  • Aug272009

    Condoms, education and partial vegetarianism

    According to new stats from the ONS, the UK's population is now more than 61million. This makes me sad. ...

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