Surfing the Waves of Privilege

Surfing the Waves of Privilege

Britain’s Private School Problem. Want to be a lawyer or in politics? Do you aspire to be an actor? Fancy yourself as a doctor, a leading news journalist or a senior military officer, or a senior civil servant? These are just some of the professions and roles...
God, Harry and St George.

God, Harry and St George.

Photo by Chris Lawton on Unsplash For God, Harry and St George? Nationalism, Authoritarianism and Fascism in England.   When Nigel Farage talks about ‘picking up a rifle’ if Brexit is not delivered, do you cheer along with his audience? When the Queen is on the telly,...
The Old Lie 2

The Old Lie 2

On wavers of flags and shrouds. (Photo by Matt Briney on Unsplash) It feels as if this ‘blessed plot, this realm’, this encrusted blood soaked earth, is being shaken from beneath my feet. Those who are doing the undermining, appear to me as wide eyed frothing mouthed...