I’ve written before about some of the myths that perpetuate in modern British history that continue to resonate today, sometimes with current political salience. This piece on the spirit of The Blitz was an example. There is also cultural nostalgia that provide people with comfort blankets. The past and its claimed trappings often make usContinue reading “Mythology”


I’m using the word ‘migration’ here to encompass the variety of legal and illegal movement of people around the word. I’m not going to get into the pros and cons of migration, but I wanted to flesh out some early thoughts as to why it has increased in the post Second World War period intoContinue reading “Migration”