Iseult Gonne (6 August 1894 – 22 March 1954) was conceived in the mausoleum of her late brother in an attempt by her parents to reincarnate their dead, still adored infant son.
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A Taste Of Honey
Shelagh Delaney was eighteen years old when she wrote A Taste of Honey (1958), a groundbreaking play that talked about the social issues of the British working class and feminist cultural movements.
The Magdalene Laundries were convents for “fallen women” all over Britain, Europe, America, Canada and Australia — the first of which was founded in 1765 in Dublin, Ireland.
Rave Rave Rave!
above: a rave flyer from San Francisco, early 1990s.
A documentary on the day in the life of an Eton College boy circa 1991.
Shocking Pink was a feminist zine put out by a collective of young women in London.
In 1976, George Plemper took a position teaching science at a school in Thamesmead, London.
The Blitz Kids were a band of sexually ambiguous characters that frequented the Blitz nightclub in the early 1980s.
Nowadays, according to Ted Polhemus, cutting edge street-style is defined by individuality and pastiche.
Back in the day most teenage girls knew how to sew (and well).