Tag Archives: voting

A small rant about Class and Suffrage

Today marks 100 years since The Representation of the People Act 1918. Everyone is making a very big deal out of it because it’s 100 years since women were granted the vote. Except it didn’t. It gave some women the … Continue reading

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Friday Links

Happy Friday! I hope that re-entry week hasn’t been too terrible for you and if you’ll not back at work/school/whatever yet that you’re enjoying the rest! Here are this week’s links… I should have asked why people don’t vote. About … Continue reading

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Election Day

1929 was the first year that every British citizen over the age of 21 could vote in a general election. Less that 100 years ago. Everytime I vote, I remember that my great-grandparents, who lived and worked and in the … Continue reading

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Friday Links

Happy Friday! I’m off today to spend some time in Watford, Ma and I are going up to help B out while Laura goes on a hen weekend, has fun without the children and with adult beverages and hopefully gets … Continue reading

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Friday Links

Happy Friday! I got up at ridiculous o’clock this morning to catch a train to Paris, which as a reason for getting up early is a pretty good one. I love that on a train I can read and chill. … Continue reading

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Friday Links

Happy Friday! This weeks links… 1) Why we loved Gilbert Blythe. As played by Jonathan Crombie, who died last week, which is sad because he was only 48, it prompted a re-watch of Anne of Green Gables at the weekend … Continue reading

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Friday Links

Happy Friday! Today is Good Friday and a Bank Holiday for UK. Today, Ma and I are planning on getting along to the Wellington thing at the National Portrait Gallery and not going to Church (sorry Jesus!). Right let’s get … Continue reading

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