Tagged: George Orwell

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Support a Library

I missed National Library Day – on purpose. There shouldn’t just be one day when everyone focuses on an issue, organisation etc. If you’re serious about something, it should get your support far more...

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Authors I turn to…

When trying to explain or describe aspects of social life and writing, there are a few authors I regularly turn to for assistance: not least because they’ve captured the essence of what I want...

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Why don’t we learn from literature?

Reading Kurt Vonnegut’s “The Sirens of Titan” Nominally SF but actually a wonderful parody on our Capitalist world and its empty values. — Roy Clark (@ClarkMail) December 10, 2016 inspired this blog. It made...

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Old MacDonald had a farm…

Old MacDonald had a farm… These words came to mind when I started reading Tarzan Alive: A Definitive Biography Of Lord Greystoke by Philip Jose Farmer Our five featured books to do with farming...