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Culture Desk: Disability History Month

Culture Desk: Disability History Month

Callum November 18, 2014

To mark the centenary of WWI, the main topic of this year’s month-long exploration of disability in days gone by is ‘War and Impairment: The Social Consequences of Disablement’. A host of organisations across

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Fog of War: WWI and Blindness

Fog of War: WWI and Blindness

Callum November 10, 2014

Scottish War Blinded tells us about an upcoming exhibition that documents the charity’s formation in response to the devastating effects of early chemical warfare Scottish War Blinded is a charity which was born out of the need to help

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Not Forgotten: A Trip Through Flanders Fields

Not Forgotten: A Trip Through Flanders Fields

Callum September 26, 2014

John Oates finds a tour of Ypres to be an affecting and illuminating experience… So many. So many lives extinguished prematurely. That’s what you can’t help thinking when scanning the hugely long columns of names – 54,896 in

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