Children’s map-making can move beyond representations to critically project desires and critique relationships to life beyond the domestic and private
It happens when I was in kindergarten at age 5 or 6, in the mid 1990s. One day I watched television news when playing toys. The news was about governor […]
From when Apartheid was ending in South Africa and so the western consumer boycott of South African produce was being lifted, I remember being in a grocer’s shop with my […]
Margaret Thatcher and the Falklands war being on the telly.
I grew up in former Yugoslavia. Tito, the socialist leader of the post WWII Yugoslavia, died on the 4th of May 1980. I was 7 years old at the time. […]
My mother telling me “that man is ruining the country” as President Ronald Reagan spoke on television.
Children at school chanting ‘Maggie Thatcher, milk snatcher’.
I remember accompanying my Mum into a voting booth, I think it was for the 1987 general election but it may have been a local election a year or two […]
I was born in 1967 and as a small child I was on my father’s shoulders in anti-Vietnam War rallies in which the (U.S.) National Guard was brought out. I […]
My mum and dad had a set of badges that I used to like playing with. My favourites were the CND ones but there were also “Save Greater London Council” […]