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22 December 1991 • 996 words • Reportage & Criticism
Are you in the habit of kissing toads? Would you be willing to take part in a research project? The topic is speciation, the relation of… more»
30 November 1998 • 773 words • City of Words
Drifting down the aisles at our local Tesco, lulled to a trance by the saturated lighting, drunk in the arms of consumerism, I find myself… more»
May 1995 • 830 words • City of Words
The other day at the lifestyle magazine writing school, where I specialise in… more»
7 December 1998 • 1,253 words • City of Words
We live in the twilight of the dictators. Or we hope we do. The military strongmen of South America are long gone. Many of the… more»
6 July 1996 • 1,205 words • City of Words
I was a child shaman, si, señor, a teenage Toltec sorcerer. Back in the 1970s, with others of my tribe, scatterlings of the hippie generation, I turned for enlightenment—for escape… more»
June 1996 • 762 words • City of Words
The outfit that terms itself, with a certain grandiloquence, the Millennium Commission—a quangolette that launders money from the National Lottery—has been having a hard time… more»
3 August 1996 • 847 words • City of Words
They say every man needs protection. And women and children too. If Cherie Blair thinks she needs a mystical shield to protect her against cell… more»
21 July 1997 • 1,146 words • City of Words
For too long—for far too long—a vociferous minority group has held sway over… more»
9 July 1995 • 968 words • City of Words
It’s two years now since the prolific, doll-like, callipygous rock star Prince, in a fit of pique with his record company, deposed himself and became… more»
October 1995 • 1,321 words • City of Words
The Daily Camera is a newspaper published in Boulder, Colorado; Jack Collom is a local poet; John Bayley is a British literary critic; Roger Scruton… more»
In April 2016, seventeen chiefs from different parts of South Sudan gathered in Kuron Holy Trinity Peace Village, in Eastern Equatoria, to discuss the role of customary authority in... more»
An item in the Times Literary Supplement of 23 June, apropos a poetry anthology called Capitals, states that...
Born 27 May 1952; died 17 September 2016
Last month in Yirol I bought a heifer—a brindled two-year old, not yet in calf....
A Norman castle in the north-east of...
Learning from stone, lesson one: To see...
In the music business many have been called kings: Elvis Presley and Michael Jackson, kings...
Edward Carpenter’s visionary sexual radicalism