Thursday, February 13th, 2014
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Behind Bars; Observing the 80s at Lewes Prison

by Lucy Robinson

Mass Observation has taken our work in many directions but in May last year we found ourselves entering a Prison…

( Image, Inside Lewes Prison – The Argus)

We had the idea of working with prisoners at Lewes, because back in 2011 we had put out a call to Prison Librarians nationally to encourage inmates … Read more


Saturday, December 21st, 2013
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Has the world changed, or have I changed? The Queen’s Speech and Christmas ‘from below’ in the 1980s

by Lucy Robinson

About a year ago I posted the Observing the Eighties first Christmas message.  We were still in the snagging stage then. A year later the project is up, running and being used in ways we hadn’t even imagined. It seems appropriate to hand this year’s Christmas Message over to someone who has something new to … Read more