Tattingstone Remembers The Fallen of World War One.

Sometimes a project can go on and on re-inventing itself. This is the case with stories from Tattingstone that have seeded: Looking for the Tallyman and The House and now a poem in this collection. As Remembrance Day comes around this year there are numerous arts projects and manifestations of remembrance commemorating 100 years since World War One and we …

Nana-in-Hospital, the NHS and the 70 years anniversary (1948-2018)

Here is my contribution to the NHS 70 years story: Nana – Louisa Harvey – lived as a former ‘workhouse inmate’ in a hospital that changed hands as part of the establishment of the NHS in 1948. For the last three months of 1947 she was attempting a brief spell of time away from the ‘workhouse-cum-hospital’ by accompanying the ex-master …