And get me to England once again!
When Rupert Brooke wrote those lines, his England was a rural idyll that represented welcome relief from the turmoil andContinue reading →
Branding consultancy Celestial Fred has been invited (in the light of the expenses scandal and Labour leadership rebellion farce) to submit proposals for repackaging the role of backbenchers. Below is the keynote speech by CF’sContinue reading →
Twenty million quid!
‘Cos we’re borassic thanks to bankers, Patricia Hewitt, an’ being crap!
By destroying the UK holiday sector!
Twenty millionContinue reading →
Historians delight in calling this or that epoch ‘The age of enlightenment’ or ‘The industrial revolution’. But for those in charge, every age is one where inherent contradictions have to be denied.Continue reading →
The previous winners of the Orwell Prize have been illustrious political writers.
The prize was founded in 1993 by Sir Bernard Crick who, through his long-standing connection with The Political Quarterly, had negotiated with themContinue reading →