MORE OF HILAIRE BELLOC


I continue my exploration of the work of Hilaire Belloc in a determined effort to discover why, since many of his beliefs are so inimical to me, he continues to have a very special place in my intellectual life. He would no doubt have defined me as somebody possessed of a ‘…one-legged, knock-kneed, gimcrack, purblind, […]

at the mention of anarchism


Herbert Read’s Poetry and Anarchism was first published in 1938 when I was one year old. I consumed it in the 1960’s—it became a part of me then. Having a clearout the other day I came across a slim volume containing a long poem I derived from Herbert Read’s great book sometime in the early […]