Science and Education

Finally, a sea change. Today on Radio 4 a scientist announced to the general public that science is not fixed. The reason for this statement is that people apparently thought that it was and should be taken as read when initially commenting on Covid-19 as advisory bodies to the government. Hurrah. I have been remindingContinue reading “Science and Education”

‘Black’ and ‘White’ versions of me: A Discussion of writers’ responses to depictions of race and ethnicity in history texts and culture (A slightly altered version of this essay was recently handed in as an MA essay and has been given an ‘A’ grade.)

A discussion on Binary perceptions of difference in historical texts and personal history

When birds lie down

I come to you today, feeling empty. There are no more excuses. Today I witnessed a blackbird lying down in the grass like a cat. I had seen the pigeons do this a month ago, but I thought little of it. Perhaps they had become domesticated, since they had fallen out of their nest andContinue reading “When birds lie down”

NYTimes: Watch Full Video: Cuomo Holds Daily News Conference

Watch Full Video: Cuomo Holds Daily News Conference https://nyti.ms/3eYc5Rj This gives me hope. A stunning 14 minutes of sensible talk on how societal change can happen overnight. Bibliography: Courtesy of Reuters, New York Times, June 5th 2020 Accessed 5-6-2020 Image by Gill Adams, 1992-1996

Why are we killing ourselves? Money?

I am writing this in May 2020. On Friday, the air was so clear that you could see for miles. It was a day with high winds. I was out on a 17 k walk across farms and open country, and I watched in awe as an oak tree of around 70 years old, dancedContinue reading “Why are we killing ourselves? Money?”

NON-WORLD VIEW OF HISTORY?

Response to Mark Hudson’s arts review in The Telegraph, 15/06/2016, of The Tate Modern’s Art Exhibition, “Tate’s Global Spin Distorts the Story of Art” or Why I wrote Bertha’s Journal: I have read Art history, albeit only to A level standard, but I know enough about it to know that there is a received narrativeContinue reading “NON-WORLD VIEW OF HISTORY?”

work in progress – Imperfect Beauty, Imperfect Writing, Imperfect Love – On Beauty, Identity and Creativity: Is beauty active or passive? #essay #beauty #gender politics #stereotyping #binaries #literature #writing #LiteraryR

Creativity cannot be contained, constricted, reduced to contain only itself. The very existence of structuralism undermines this idea.

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