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FAMILY: From Sappho and suffrage to soil and science

It’s a hundred years this year since women were given suffrage – the right to vote. After a prolonged and often violent campaign, led by Emmeline Pankhurst who was named by Time magazine as one of the 100 most important people in the twentieth century, women over 30 got the right to vote in 1918 and the age was lowered to 21 in 1928. 683 more words

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Shelley Sunday: Huge News

SP books is releasing a limited edition of only 1,000 copies of the complete original Ms of ‘Frankenstein’. You can see it in all its glory,  Percy and Mary’s notes to each other, as well as the evolution of edits. 92 more words

FAMILY: From the Bodleian to Bird Pie and The Boy in The Dress

In the heart of Oxford, The Bodleian Library, one of the oldest libraries in Europe, and it holds more then 12 million books, many stored three floors below the ground. 717 more words

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Oxford by night

It’s something that I’ve wanted to do for some time: photograph Oxford’s city centre by night. The first requirement, a tripod, was met a couple of months ago. 109 more words



Gareth and I drove down to Oxford last Friday to see my piece on exhibit at the Bodliean.

So there it is,

I’m impressed that so much of it is on display – they could have rolled it up much more. 185 more words


FAMILY: The Birthstone of England

When the world is grey and the weather cold, flowers and gemstones add colour to the natural world, and the garnet is the birthstone of January. 646 more words