A poem in support of striking junior doctors, delivered on their picket line at the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel on 10 February 2016.
Stuff about the city where I live!
A row of shops on Mare Street
Most either estate agents or opticians
If house hunters can't find what they're looking for
Help is at hand
On 13 January, I addressed Hackney's Health and Wellbeing Board as part of its Patient Voice agenda item, discussing provision for autistic adults in the Borough. Rather belatedly, Hackney is now considering a draft plan to implement its duties under the Autism Act. Here's what I said ...
Follow the links for a shocking story of a Stalinist anti-semitic purge.
London is loyal, London's a comrade
London has toiled through many a bomb raid
London's a leader, London's a fighter
London is feeling the noose closing tighter
Those in London's seats of power
Are sending suspects to the tower
London's former champions sense
There's too much foreign influence
Janine will be giving a presentation about Minnie Lansbury at the Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives (277 Bancroft Road, London E1 4DQ) as part of Women’s History Month.
Also speaking (provisionally) will be Sarah Jackson about the East London Suffragettes.
UCL Roberts Building, Room G08, Torrington Place, London WC1E 7JE
Janine will be debating James Abbott, editor of railway journal "Modern Railways", at this meeting fro members of the Labour Party in Leabridge ward.
Venue: St John Ambulance Hall, 1a Mildenhall Road, E5 0RU
May look cuddly but
Harms London says urban fox
Of Boris Johnson
The Glastonwick festival comes to London with an all-dayer at the New Cross Inn.
Janine performs the verse, plus music from Thee Faction, Barnstormer, The Piranhas, The Tuts and more.
When: Sunday, August 9th, 1pm
Where: Beit Zatoun, 612 Markham Street, Toronto, Canada
Sponsored by Centre for Social Justice, Free Transit Toronto Campaign and Socialist Project.