February 2005

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new video project

[ from the dept. ]Am editing now the new video project. Am pretty tired, lots to do. Women meeting the last weekend, and projects coming up for International Women’s Day, too.  The book project is draining along, lots of guests are coming, most of them whilst I am away,  and on sunday I had one Read the full article…


quote for book

[ from the dept. ]Have enquired about the prices of getting the book reprinted, about a hundred copies cost about a 1000 pounds, about five hundred cost about 2500 pounds, and I am pretty confident that this is a good quote, and the finished books would be of the most excellent of quality. But now Read the full article…


Autobiography of a Working Man

Finished reading Alexander Somerville’s “Autobiography of a Working Man”, first published in 1848. To publish, it would be good to write a summary, write a C.V. of the author, get a map of the local area of that time, and design a nice cover. Here I’ll reproduce the preface of the latest edition, written by Read the full article…


republishing book

Fabian, a friend of mine, came up with the idea of republishing a particular book. At the moment I am reading it, after we had some problems finding a copy of the 1848 published book about the life of a working man, living near Edinburgh. Actually it is quite an interesting account, though it hasn’t Read the full article…


Dissent network meeting in Glasgow

Last weekend saw the Dissent gathering happening in Glasgow. The media even brought an article about the gathering, see The Scotsman Though some people thought that the media coverage of Dissent could be improved, the article as such does not really seem to be that hostile. It is quite funny though how the journalists at Read the full article…