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100 years today since some women over 30 in the UK won the right to vote for the first time on the passing of the Representation of the People Act. It initiated the change to bring votes to all women, regardless of age, marital staus and wealth.
It’s the first day of February and today for the first time since the end of November, I’m allowing myself to breath easier. Not totally free but just easier. Not the normal free spirt, head in the clouds, chasing the ideas kind of breathing but slightly less tense, slightly relaxed...
2018 didn't start as planned. All that anticipation of starting fresh with new projects and how you want to define the rest of the year disappeared into a mist of hospitals, consultant ward rounds and being at the mercy of someone else’s judgement and care.
The plan was to leave Brussels early but it slipped again. A combination of tiredness, admin and trying to squeeze in a bit more free hotel internet time. Paul was there, ready and waiting before the rest of us.
Today was all about Paul.
So we can finally accept that this is real. The People's Convoy has come together and we have had the big launch. Pretty amazing send off with a mass of media. But how did it start?
So I am back in Tatouine, Tunisia as I wait to cross the border into Libya. It was a bit of a last minute rush to get out here, after a couple of weeks of trying to arrange, plan and decide.
I am still in Tatouine at the hospital-I arrived three days ago, but it feels like a week. I have been following a small group of Libyan doctors who have volunteered to come and work in the hospital dealing specifically with Libyan wounded fighters (from both sides) and civilians.
The more I delve into the murky Kafkaesque world of secret evidence use in British courts-the more my belief that this a regressive movement in terms of the British justice system is reinforced.