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Stop, Look,Listen…my weekly selection of favourite films, books and events to get you out of the house..

Watch…Nostalgia for the Light a new film by Chilean director Patricio Guzman. He contrasts the beauty of his home countrys’ Atacama desert and its hidden history of concentration camps and Pinochets’ regime. The desert has some of the most wonderful … Continue reading

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Eva Gore- Booth: Irish feminist, political activist, poet..

Eva Gore- Booth An Image of such politics by Sonja Tiernan (Manchester University Press) ISBN 978-0-7190-8232-0 Ruth and Eddie Frow were the first people to tell me about Eva Gore- Booth and her companion and fellow activist Esther Roper. They … Continue reading

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Stop! Look! Listen! a weekly selection of some of my favourite films/books/people…

Watch…Caramel, (2007) set in Beirut in a beauty salon, this film concentrates on women’s lives, rather than the politics of the Middle East. In beauty salons across the world women gather together to chat, exchange secrets and seek support from … Continue reading

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