Category Archives: culture

Why be liberated when you can be ‘normal’?? A lesbian proposing NO to gay Marriage…..

I’m writing this in the light of the recent celebrations over the Irish ‘yes’ vote for same-sex marriage. ….And by writing this I’m not judging or condemning anyone’s personal choices in terms of gay marriage. I have fellow gay friends … Continue reading

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Prostitution, an interview with two survivors.

An interview with two ex-prostitutes. ‘Kelly’ is a friend of mine and ‘Sasha’ is a friend of hers. These women asked if their names could be changed for the interview. How did you get involved in prostitution Kelly? “I was … Continue reading

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Jayaben Desai, Inspirational female leader of the Grunwick Strike

Jayaben Desai died age 77 in 2010. She was born in Gujarat, India and later moved to London. Like many other women in the 1970’s, she was employed as cheap labour in a factory, the Grunwick factory. The workers were … Continue reading

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Shack art-minefield

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Lament of the Working Class Hero’s Wife

Lament of the Working Class Hero’s Wife O the wains are greeting and the sink is leaking And you’re standing in the pub wi’ your Youngers Tartan Special And you say you’re educating all the younger generation Of your left … Continue reading

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Shack Life photo 13

 

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Shack Life photo 12

 

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