Think On by Angela Caldin

I finally managed to see the film Belle on a plane as I crossed the Atlantic to New York. What a fabulous visual treat with thought provoking themes of racial identity and attitudes to the slave trade. This beautiful painting plays a crucial role. The words of John Davinier as he speaks out against the slave trade and the reluctance of interested parties to change the laws that governed it brought tears to my eyes: “Does the law not have a duty? Does the Bench and Parliament not have a duty to uphold… Read More