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Category Archives: history
Saving the Planet
A mission for our natural world? You decide. I have never seen an insect like this. To my eyes it looks like a cross between a bee and a fly.
Tired. Can’t go On?
You are capable of so much more. Hello. Well we have survived the most horrific experience of our lives. We got through it. Editors and publishing houses aren’t sure we are ready to examine ourselves or the impact this has had on our lives. I disagree. When Ernest Hemingway wrote For Whom The Bell Tolls,Continue reading “Tired. Can’t go On?”
War in Ukraine: a Question of Feelings?
By Hermione Laake March 2022 Sometimes it takes just 24 little hours for something to change visibly on the surface, when underneath all manner of hell has been invisibly boiling. For now, as it was last year, we can continue to take photographs of peaceful and tranquil settings like this one, which I took lastContinue reading “War in Ukraine: a Question of Feelings?”
‘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