I bought a book. In fact, I blew all my Waterstones points on this sucker. I couldn’t resist. I tried to resist. Believe me. I kept telling myself that I didn’t need this in my life… But come on, I’d reply. It’s by Oliver Stone: the guy who wrote Midnight Express and Conan The Barbarian, […]Continue Reading
Why American Politics?
Max asked this in the comments and I thought it might make a decent blog post. The simple answer is that, in my eyes, American politics is still rooted in the big ideas of freedom and democracy. British politics, for all its complications, is mundane in its breadth of thinking. There are some big ideas […]Continue Reading
I’m struggling to write today, though that has been true for most of the week. The vibe hasn’t been there, which often happens when I’m keen to get back to the drawing. Part of today’s indifference might be due to my just sitting down and watching some of Prime Minister’s Questions. It’s not something I’ve […]Continue Reading