Personal Sovereignty and all its Rights and Privileges Entailed, or its Externalized Symbol: The Monarchy?

Elizabeth II at her coronation, 1953, Getty image.

I clearly remember the numinous feelings surrounding the Queen during my childhood in Wirral, on the Welsh border, on the banks of the River Dee. This was soon after the war, when her family had stood by the people, stayed in London and got bombed every day along with everyone else, learned to drive ambulances…



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Yvonne Owens, PhD

I'm a writer/researcher/arts educator on Vancouver Island and all round global citizen who loves humans even though we're such a phenomenal pain-in-the-ass.