Category Archives: Literature

The Country of the Blind

“He began to realise that you cannot even fight happily with creatures who stand upon a different mental basis to yourself.” The Country of the Blind and Other Stories by H.G. Wells, 1904 “In the kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed man … Continue reading

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Nationalist Mythologies

  The following beautifully written extract sprang to mind in the aftermath of the EU referendum. Whilst the Brexit slogans are mere ersatz echoes of Nazi propaganda, they do nevertheless signal a shift towards previously marginalised political leanings. The quotation follows a conversation … Continue reading

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