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Tag: collective history

Week 4: One Month Plastic-Free Complete!

Week 4: One Month Plastic-Free Complete!

A massive thank you to everybody who has donated to my plastic-free challenge this month! I have been overwhelmed by the generosity of my friends, family and work colleagues, as well as the support I’ve received from so many who agree our plastic problem has […]

Review: Hope in the Dark by Rebecca Solnit

Review: Hope in the Dark by Rebecca Solnit

In school we are taught about history very much with the perspective of hindsight. Our collective memory is conveniently broken down into broad but neat bundles of time. Dynasties, monarchies, philosophies, discoveries… all labelled with their own “-ism” to aid sleepy school-age memories and tidy […]