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Trish Chester: Sad, Mad and Bad

When I was eleven years old a so-called ‘novelty’ record was released, called ‘They’re Coming to Take Me Away, Ha...

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Group Poem: Unvisited

https://youtu.be/8Vbor1a2rek 'Unvisited' written by Joan Ellis, Rachel Burton, Juliet Mcdonald and Shirin Teifouri. Photo by Juliet Mcdonald. In particular, Connected...