Below are some of my latest posts to my website. I hope you enjoy reading them.



Mad Dogs and Englishmen : The EU referendum and its Other Scene

1.Mad Dogs   Like most of you, I have been following the public debate about the EU referendum  with   horrified fascination  and growing anxiety. Listening to the claims and counter-claims of the Remainders and Brexiteers reminded me of that  famous opening verse of Yeats' poem ‘The Second Coming’ written in the immediate aftermath of the First World War: Things fall apart; …

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