In today’s article Christina and John explore our relationships with our memories. The article builds from a recent piece (see link) written by Claudia Hammond (the author of The Art of Rest).
By John Davis The last post in this blog attempted to understand the context of Benny Lynch’s life and challenged deficit model assumptions about him, the community he grew up in (the […]
To commemorate the anniversary of Benny Lynch’s death, in a collaboratively written article, Christina Milarvie Quarrell and John Davis consider: why it is time to raise a statue to Glasgow’s greatly loved […]
It’s time for national unity – here is an article I just got published in the common space – it was written on Friday before Nicola’s excellent interventions over the weekend and […]
The death of Muhammad Ali led me to write an article for Common Space concerning what we could learn from Ali’s life. – see the link to the article here the two […]
I’ve looked at this photograph many times (see link here) but I have waited over a year to speak my mind on the issue. I waited my time to ensure that I […]
BBC Scotland is no longer fit for purpose and the BBC in London is dominated by right-wingers that seek to ensure that the institution serves theirs and not the people’s interests. The […]
As we awaited the bells that ushered in 2015 we could see someone in the misty distance who bore an uncanny resemblance to Alistair Darling. He was dressed as if he was […]
It’s been 40 days since any text was posted in this blog. So thanks to Wordathlon for her blog, ‘the opposite of war’ for helping with a beginning and stimulating this post. Thinking […]
Toughness, Forgiveness and Moving On: Its not what you moan about that counts, it’s what changes that counts.
Apologies for the late night nature of this post – it has been rushed out ahead of time because its contents suddenly became very pertinent to todays events. There will no doubt […]