First Steps Towards an Urban Ideal

Posted on by Jonathan Beckman

There are moments these days when the Sort-of United Kingdom seems to stretch itself out on a gigantic psychiatrist’s couch and mumble away about its various national anxieties, neuroses and hang-ups. Who am I? Where am I going? Can it be that God really isn’t an Englishman? Sometimes the British, especially the English, sound so […]

Fairest And Best

Posted on by David Gelber

‘This going into Europe’, remarked E P Thompson in The Sunday Times a quarter of a century ago, ‘will not turn out to be the thrilling mutual exchange supposed. It is more like nine middle-aged couples with failing marriages meeting in a darkened bedroom in a Brussels hotel for a Group Grope.’ Hugo Young sees […]

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