Something remarkable happened this week. Labour’s Sir Keir Starmer, the leader of the opposition, made several decent jokes in the House of Commons. Up against a beleaguered Boris Johnson, Starmer looked for the first time in these encounters as though he was enjoying himself. At one point he said with a smile that at least the Number 10 team knows how to pack a suitcase, a reference to the potential departure of the Prime Minister and the “wine suitcase” Downing Street staffers wheeled to the supermarket and filled with booze for their illicit parties.
Whether in war-torn Ukraine, Laos or Spain, a lot can be learnt from the art created by kids living in war-torn regions across place and time.