ORWELL: THE NEW LIFE: Kevin Saving discusses D J Taylor’s new biography of George Orwell
Poetry review – WHO KILLED MARTA UGARTE?: Charles Rammelkamp considers a graphic account of the horrors of the Pinochet regime as rendered into poetry by Jeanne-Marie Osterman
Archaeological Museum of Heraklion and Palace of Knossos. By Barbara Lewis. Regarded as the first advanced civilisation in Europe, Minoan Crete dated from around 3000 BC until around 1100 BC, preceding ancient Greece.
Museum of New Zealand/Te Papa Tongarewa. Review by Barbara Lewis. In their desperation to get New Zealand’s founding document signed, the British in undue haste drew up a Maori version of the 1840 Treaty of Waitangi that is disputed to this day.
By Barbara Lewis • art, exhibitions, history, installations, painting, politics, society, textiles, travel, year 2023 • Tags: art, Barbara Lewis, exhibitions, history, installations, painting, textiles
Poetry review – TRAVELLERS OF THE NORTH and HARALD IN BYZANTIUM: Edmund Prestwich considers two collections, by Fiona Smith and Kevin Crossley-Holland, that give voice to characters from history