Monthly Archives: September 2018

On Belonging: George Orwell and the Wretched Little Place in Devonshire

At Seaton Junction, in the East Devon countryside, stands a range of half-derelict buildings. They and the trees which have grown up around them mark the spot where a schoolboy set out, one night almost a century ago, on an adventure that would change his society and ours, forever. This story was run off as […]

It Never Was in France or Spain

The current issue (Sept – Oct 2018) of the PN Review includes an essay of mine about the poet Sean Rafferty.