All posts tagged: Peace

pic of the week

Weekly photo blog

peas the last few weeks we got pods of peas in our veg box, they are so beautifully green! and i like how ‘peas’ and ‘peace’ sound the same to my german ears. here’s my reflections on collective nouns, wholeness and peace from early this morning. the air full of sound and novelty a reflection of white steam in the window pane that must have been cleaned recently and still sparkles in front of delicate […]

pic of the week

Weekly photo blog

fluffy action this quite intensely pink fabric is my contribution to the pink peace scarf (www.woolagainstweapons.co.uk): a 7 mile long pink scarf to stretch between atomic weapons establishment sites at Aldermaston and Burghfield. i finished it this week and the past few months of knitting it challenged me to think about pink a bit differently but also about how to raise awareness and how to raise my voice against the renewal of Trident nuclear warhead […]

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

peaceful contrary to all predictions and advance panic, london has felt extremely peaceful during this first week of the olympic games. near empty streets, fully empty regents park, near empty restaurants on the south bank and friendly people everywhere. sure, the summer holidays helps. and the opening ceremony HAS reconciled many of us with the games… another very peaceful place – a true epicenter of peace – is Kingsley Hall in my neighbourhood, the community […]