Category Archives: My opinions

Scottish Independence, the aftermath.


Some interesting thoughts. I fancied a Yes vote, not because I believe I have any right to have a say in the matter, but as a historian I welcome change and I would have been interested to see Scotland develop … Continue reading

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Don’t ask me anything about music.


I know nothing, but I like the sound of these beauties:

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Let me take a moment to tell you about Professor Edith Hall:


http://edithorial.blogspot.co.uk/ That there is her (sort of) new blog, that she started somewhere in the midst of her “Save Classics at Royal Holloway” campaign. She is now a Classics Professor at King’s College London, but she used to be a … Continue reading

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Because mothers are awesome, and the Vagenda are spot on.


“Of course it totally ignores the fact that actual changes came in to make 12 months flexible between two partners, as well as the hardly difficult idea that people are actually employed to cover maternity leave. Which is good for … Continue reading

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The Queen and ‘Our’ Glorious Empire


The Queen and ‘Our’ Glorious Empire. Basically, I’m not celebrating the Jubilee, and some of the reasons are reflected in this brilliant blog post by Blackfeminists.org

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Because I want to be a Primary school teacher and this is why.


“Da shiny guy always worries”

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A response to Lush Regent Street’s Animal testing performance art piece.


TRIGGER WARNING: THE ABUSIVE CONTENT OF THIS VIDEO MAY UPSET SOME VIEWERS: To¬†briefly¬†summarise what happened: On the 24th of April 2012 Lush and performance artist Jacqui put on an endurance performance in their Regent Street store showing tests that animals … Continue reading

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