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The Day Human Character Changed

On or about June 2016, human character changed, and I finally understood the meaning of postmodernism. When I emerged from the Underground at Tottenham Court Road, navigating the sea of black umbrellas towards the British Museum, I felt it. There was a hush, a heightened British reserve, as the men...

World War One Land Girls, IWM 1

The First World War Women’s Land Army

With the marking of the World War One centenary from 2014 to 2018, much discussion has taken place over the invaluable role which women played during the war. Whilst most people remember there was a Women’s Land Army during the Second World War, many do not know that the organisation...