NoMorePage3Mcr: Stunner

  NoMorePage3Mcr ran the first event today, Back in Time, at Manchester Art Gallery. We looked at Joana Vasconcelos and her artworks Big Booby #2 and Bond Girl, and explored what they meant to us in the context of society’s rhetoric partly symbolised by Page 3 and its placement in a popular high profile newspaper,…

What the water gave me

Hey everyone in the world, I’ve had a few different ideas to get my head around lately so that’s been interesting seeing what will happen next. I wanted to share a short Frida Kahlo inspired poem which is somewhat experimental (for me) although I can’t show the line breaks at the minute (I’ve run out…

Heart Poems for Children’s Heart Week – Day Three

Originally posted on Rebecca Goss:
WEDNESDAY: THE PULSE OXIMETRY CAMPAIGN Rebecca Goss writes: My daughter Ella was diagnosed with Severe Ebstein’s Anomaly 36 hours after birth. Until then, I thought my daughter was a healthy baby.  The shock of discovering she was ill, just  as I was about to take her home, added to the…

#BringBackOurGirls

Boko Haram. This name stands for an Islamic militant group in Nigeria who have waged a violent campaign in the north-west for five years now. Due to one of their attacks the airport was closed, making travel difficult and isolation and miscommunication highly likely. Boko Haram stands for ‘Western education is a sin’, and they often kidnap…