Scurlock 11 – grassroots Democracy

12 Nov

I am currently speed writing as I am about to be thrown out, not literally, of my local library computer room as there is a computer class starting here in the next ten minutes.

But I shall not complain. Most libraries were set up by subscriptions of ordinary working men and women who wanted a public educational resourse for the whole community. Can’t afford a book, play etc? go to the library. Want that library shut down and replaced by a coffee shop or car park? Vote conservative/liberal.

In the spirit of the early working class founders of the library movement, I continue to respect the way that National Theatre Wales gives a platform to ordinary people, working, non-working, students, parents, and various combinations of the above to express themselves and they;re emotions through performance and writing.

Better go, the library man is staring at me and I believe will give me short shrift if I attempt hostile badanage with the fellow. No! stop it! Get off! I’m typing, I’m typi


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