All posts tagged: CND

pic of the week

Weekly photo blog

disobedience this isn’t necessarily the greatest quality picture in the world but what’s on it is quite significant to a lot of the people i met with last thursday at my local CND group – and i’ve been really impressed and touched by the ‘Disobedient Objects’ exhibition at the V&A where i took this picture. i’ve just spent a couple of hours updating our CND blog and feel really deeply connected with the campaign and […]

pic of the week

Weekly photo blog

pink   i joined the demonstration at aldermaston AWE (Atomic Weapons Establishment) on 1st april that the CND (Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament) had organised. the weather was hostile, the police officers friendly, the turnout low, the spirit high – at some point a bit too high as i overheard a very angry pacifist arguing loudly with a very angry AWE worker who threw at him all the benefits his family and their village experiences from […]

pic of the week

Weekly photo blog

east of east london this week made the transformation of post-industrial rough and dirty East London into the showcase of a world spectacle complete: each day that i turned from our street on to Bow Road there were more special 2012 cards &  2012 coaches mixed with the gradually increasing traffic towards Stratford; there’s been constantly a helicopter hovering over our area all week, and since last night’s opening ceremony even 2, plus a lit […]

pic of the week

Weekly photo blog

Poplar Poplar sounds a bit like “popular” and yet that’s probably one thing that it is not – with most Londoners at least. If people know of it at all it’s often because of it’s sad connection with gang and knife crime. And very recently the BBC’s “Call the Midwife” has brought a slightly more nostalgic touch to Poplar’s history of poverty and deprivation that’s still present for many people today. I’m very intrigued about […]

pic of the week

Weekly photo blog

fragile this week a lot of things went wrong. the heating in the office broke down for a few days. the heating at home was down for a few days. i injured my back. then my RSI attacked me. all of this while the outside temperature dropped further and further – and continues to drop. it didn’t help that i attended a CND meeting on thursday about the aftermath of fukushima, and the questionable dependency […]