Monthly Archives: December 2014

Peking Duck

Peking Duck

First published in The Guardian, 22 August 2012.   I have done a couple of cartoons on Ai Weiwei and in neither is he depicted or mentioned. The Chinese government were no doubt hoping for something similar when they abducted and effectively disappeared him in 2011. For a number of years he had been using his […]

Horatii – Like!

Horatii – Like!

First published in The Guardian, 17 September 2014   About 80 or 90 years after its founding in 753 BC (let’s say), Rome was at war with the neighbouring city Alba Longa, 12 miles to the southeast. With their armies lined up ready to fight, a conference was held between the two leaders. They decided […]