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England Arise

Uplifting and powerful, a story about the early twentieth century young men and women of Huddersfield who believed

Red & Green wisdom

The question on the floor was ‘Is there a progressive case for western military Intervention in the Middle east?’

Wigan Diggers Festival

The train journey to Wigan was more or less uneventful, I half expected the trains to be busy but it was quiet. The

Red and Green Day for Gaza

A day off work today for August bank holiday Monday, the weather was a bit grim so decided not to go out except to

First World War People’s History

Visited Manchester this Saturday, on spec, without any real plan as to what to do or see. I had read that there was

Radical Women

I watched “Who do you think you are” tonight, this is a television programme that examines the family history of a

Greenhead Park

It was the day of the Huddersfield Food and Drink festival so I made my way to St Georges Square, the place was

Anarchy

On May 15th I attended a “Hustings” at the Red and Green Club in Milnsbridge where various candidates for election

Art on facebook

Graham Hidderley-Burgess, the actor perhaps more famously known as James Boffin posted the following on Facebook

Carols not Barrels

When the Meditation to end Ecocide was over I rushed down to the South Bank to join the Carols Not Barrels event

Friends

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Lunar Hoard

I Visited Lichfield today with friend, Francis. Called at Erasmus Darwin house for a short video narrated by Adam Hart Davis and a tour of the house. It reminded me of my visit to Oliver Cromwell’s house in Ely as it was old, historic and near to the Cathedral. Erasmus...

Family

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Lincoln

My friend Francis had recommended the film as it reminded him of the time I was Plus National Chairman and he was Honorary General Secretary. I thought I’d missed my chance to see it at the cinema but a special offer was advertised in the UNISON Newsletter for a showing at...

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Anglesey Plus

Todays walk took us round the edge of Newborough Warren, first visiting the ruins of Llys Rhosyr, one of the courts of the Princes of Gwynedd. Sadly we didn’t walk to lovers island in manly fashion, where Francis was confused when we went scouting for walks earlier in the...

Politics

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England Arise

Uplifting and powerful, a story about the early twentieth century young men and women of Huddersfield who believed passionately in a better world; motivated by revolutionary art, music and literature of the times, they refuse to take arms against their fellow workers by fighting...