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Protests & Placards

Originally posted on Official Gawain Blog:
After yesterday’s rather moody post, here is a thought-provoking and optimistic suggestion of something the Government can do to make people feel better about the (hopefully) imminent death of their flagship only policy: (Genuine…

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Government Response to the Petition

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British people cast their votes once again in the 2017 General Election where over 80% of those who voted, voted for parties, including the Opposition, who committed in their manifestos to upholding the result…

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Matilda 900 papers online!

Originally posted on Matilda 900:
All of the papers from the Matilda 900 sessions at Kalamazoo and Leeds are now online!  The collection also presents the concluding roundtable, recorded by Rob Pryke and transcribed by yours truly, a more informal set…

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Travel Costs

Originally posted on Official Gawain Blog:
An amusing little distraction for Christmas – whether you, dear reader, have spent this year travelling in the most cost-effective manner. Let us imagine that two adults wish to travel from suburban northern Newport…

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Clocks

Tuesday’s lecture to the first year students included a passing reference to the mechanical clock built at St Alban’s Abbey between around 1327 and 1336 by Abbot Richard of Wallingford (c. 1292-1336) (see J. D. North, ‘Wallingford, Richard (c.1292–1336)’, Oxford … Continue reading

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Women-only carriages

Originally posted on Official Gawain Blog:
This came up in 2015, when I wrote a long blogpost trying to delicately dismantle it that, in the end, I didn’t hit “post” on and which you have, therefore, not read. Anyway, it…

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