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

Phil

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WHAT THE CRITICS SAID : REVIEWS OF 'ON THE WRONG SIDE OF THE TRACK'

'From its delirious counter-factual opening, through a cavalcade of arguing and asserting voices, a necessary, intelligent, and balanced response to a moment of local and national hallucination is achieved. If the book works, the Olympic madness can serve a useful purpose: in making us look harder at ourselves and the place where we have chosen to live.'   Iain Sinclair                                                         0-0-0-0-0 …

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THE CENTRE WILL NOT HOLD : On changing principles of political hope

Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere The ceremony of innocence is drowned; The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity W.B.Yeats  The Second Coming This is how …

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