Ex-journalist, lapsed writer, sometimes teacher, Francophile (not James Franco), candlestick-maker.
After a lengthy sabbatical from all forms of writing, I've retaken to it in the form of blogging, at first. I keep two blogs, with my journalism (Assorted Bylines: http://assortedbylines.wordpress.com) separate from my creative writing (WritersWriteWords:https://writerswritewords.wordpress.com).
The Enlightenment view of the human project as one of historical progress for society was perhaps a comforting worldview, though one not necessarily held by all. The works and inherent ideas of Karl Marx and Gustave Flaubert in relation to the role of historical progress might be considered somewhat similar, but to what extent did these […]
FINALLY, at last, and after much to-ing and fro-ing, there has been some kind of agreement and there will be a televised debate between Cameron and Miliband. Clearly there was never very much to gain for the current Prime Minister, to look, as he does, all shiny-faced and Prime Ministerial, going head to head with […]