Votes for Women? Liverpool 2017

Not a long ago tale of suffragette struggle but a dystopian story from the Liverpool City Region today, expressed as a heart warming seasonal song, via The Handmaid’s Tale. Much more of the song later, first let’s talk. Now I’ve got no particular problem with men. I’ve been one, at first a boy version of […]

“Here’s to strong women”

I don’t know who took this photograph but thank you. It’s of my daughter Clare, with her elder son Theo on her shoulders and her daughter Ellie by her side. Another photo turns up together with it early this Saturday afternoon, of Clare’s whole family, taken by my friend Patricia Levey-Bennett. Here is what they […]

All in an L8 Day

Remembering Eleanor Rathbone & Jane Jacobs. One day in Liverpool 8, walking through what the people of the place have done and are doing. And remembering two great women, Eleanor Rathbone and Jane Jacobs.Eleanor Rathbone you’ll well know about if you’ve been around this blog a while. Liverpool’s greatest¬†suffragette and politician. From our first female […]