16 01, 2023

We need to talk about Scientific Racism

By |January 16th, 2023|Categories: History, India, Lost History|0 Comments

We need to talk about Scientific Racism https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2023/jan/10/the-us-and-the-holocaust-review-unmissable-ken-burns-doc-reveals-how-hitler-was-inspired-by-america? I watched this distressing but important 3 part series. It begins with the legacy of Eugenics .The origin of this racist so-called science was the UK. It spread to the USA and

4 05, 2022

No to culture wars, anti -woke and cancel culture. Yes to telling  the WHOLE story. That way lies understanding and  a sense of belonging.

By |May 4th, 2022|Categories: China, Art & History, History, India, Kenya, Lost History, Mixed relationships|0 Comments

Shakespeare and Donne created thousands of words between them - its a British trait that we can be proud of. Let's find new words for our time . This government’s war on woke includes opposing the ‘decolonisation’ of museums, history

28 09, 2021

Remembering and Re- Thinking the Future. Bernardine Evaristo says her mother was an honorary black person

By |September 28th, 2021|Categories: History, Kennington, Novels and short stories|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

The death of George Floyd is an image of brutality that appears on an American turn table which keeps going around and around for centuries. We have no reason in this country to be complacent but there are significant differences.

27 07, 2021

Sculpting the Elephant: An Alternative Town and Gown Tour of Oxford

By |July 27th, 2021|Categories: Art, History, Novels and short stories, Oxford|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

 Shepherd.com is an easy to use well presented  new site . Ben Fox it's creator asked me to  make recommendations on this subject. https://shepherd.com/best-books/oxford-and-where-town-meets-gown Going with the theme .. here is Sculpting the Elephant: An Alternative Town and Gown Walking