We found this on the floor of Westminster Abbey. Between long gone Kings and Queens, politicians and national poets, was this memorial to the church plumber. He must have been
For Debbie’s Six Word Saturday and Becky’s past squares.
Found at the British Museum. I think this is the bust of Ramesses II. It was a shock to see he once existed. This was the pharaoh who saw Moses
We took a walk two days ago in the evening sunshine. It was a lovely time. For Becky’s Past Squares.
It’s known as Jultagi. The direct translation is “rope riding”. It’s an ancient form of entertainment that some say was seen during the time of the three kingdoms (57 BC
There was a time when our living room floor was covered with his toy dinosaurs. Our son was fascinated by them and would play for hours setting up his prehistoric
These incredible women who risked their reputation and lives for the right to vote are memorialised on this deck of playing cards. The story of the Suffragettes who transformed the
Some say under her rule, England became an empire on which the sun never set. In 1580, Francis Drake is the first English man to circumnavigate the world. Five years
This little girl had loving parents who encouraged her to dream big dreams of worldly success and status. She worked hard but didn’t become the lawyer or doctor she was
From time to time I take part in online actions that seek to bring balance to some of the toxic comment sections on the internet. Have you heard of #IAmHere?
I am in Shoreditch tonight. The arty, grungy, vibrant, multicultural end of London. I am here to see a play. All The Beds I Have Slept In. The play is
This work is by the London based artist and activist Sofia Karim. These are samosa packets. Something that street vendors make from scrap paper back in India. One day she