Posts tagged with ‘Politics’

  • Mar202019
    Brexit Forecast

    Brexit Forecast

    What is the point of being an artist if I can’t express how I feel? The only thing I can do in the face of the sadness, frustration, anger, embarrassment, and the sheer terror I feel about Brexit is to paint.

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  • Mar082018
    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 – 26 April 1937

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

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  • Dec122013
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    Greenham Common Peace Women ‘Embrace the Base’

    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

    “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

    “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

    “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
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    The terrible price of Kenyan flowers

    Not so long ago, roses were expensive. Now you can get six blooms for £5 at my local Tescos. The…

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  • Oct302005

    Hidden treasures

    In an age of celebrity, where people are famous for just being famo...

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