The recent death of Margaret Thatcher – who dominated British politics during my formative years – has inspired a new blog, Life Under Thatcher, in which contributors share memories of how Thatcherism affected their lives.
My personal post can be read here. If you would like to write for this blog, submit via Tumblr or email email@example.com.
Angry art for troubled times: found on a wall outside the Cobbler’s Thumb pub, New England Street, Brighton. The (anonymous) rhyme dates from the 17th century, protesting against land enclosure and rural dispossession.