Category: Psycho geography

Why get your head together in the country? 9

Why get your head together in the country?

My idea in renaming the blog bit of the website has root in my new (still in production) book, ‘A Hero For High Times’, and it is, at least in part, a reaction to...

How indeed… 0

How indeed…

This is a first pass in some haste to say hello to you, subscribers, regular visitors, victims of search engines (North/South divide? Tit-rub?) etc to the new look website. This is the fifth full...

Constitutionally odd 5

Constitutionally odd

Last night, Friday night, my wife and I came back to Radnorshire from Brussels, via the Eurostar. I’d never been to Brussels before, and I guess I wasn’t quite prepared for how odd a...

How to Get Your Head Together in the Country 1

How to Get Your Head Together in the Country

I’m having a meeting with old Perry Venus in Hay about updating the website. I think that the night thing has had its day. Something of the Night  will stand or fall without my...

Teachers getting lost 2

Teachers getting lost

When I’m teaching, I often tell my students not to worry about originality. ‘Originality,’ I tell ’em, ‘is a shibboleth. The only writer who we know for sure was original was Homer. After that,...

What I am wearing 8

What I am wearing

My hair shaven short, by design, though shaped by cruel circumstance. One of two pairs of bespoke Anglo-American spectacles, each identical in shape, but different in colour; a black frame for distance, and a...