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The Winchester Whisperer

A rare insight into the lives of World War I imprisoned conscientious objectors is an extraordinary example of “prison press”. Discovery would have meant punishment. Essays, poems, cartoons and sketches were written at Winchester Prison on toilet paper, secretly edited, bound … Continue reading

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Martin Scorsese’s letter to his daughter

An unlikely candidate for a Quaker blog but the film director is inspired by Quakers in his open letter to his 14 year old daughter Francesca. Writing on the L’Espresso website he ends his letter to his daughter about the … Continue reading

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Great British Bake off

Our Friend Doreen Brown featured in the episode of the popular BBC programme on 17/9/2013 making Tottenham Cake, first popularised by Quaker baking family, the Chalkleys, and still on sale locally.  You can find more about Tottenham Cake here and can … Continue reading

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