Does England really need another Owen Hatherley?
Any good? I read this one the other day.
In the sixties, London was swinging and Harold Wilson had promised a new Britain forged in the ‘white heat’ of a technological revolution. That may have been hype but something of it resonates whe…municipaldreams.wordpress.com
I thought you liked him!
I've always wondered to what extent his suffering from a disease of that nature influenced his evangelical belief that only socialism can redeem the world from of current ills.
Craner says his citta violenta was the model for Owens blogs, and it probably was, but the cultural, political and intellectual background was completely different. A lost tribe of Jewish communists marooned in Southampton, still loyal to the old ways and the old idols. We'd never seen anything like it. Hammer and sickle pin badge on a tweed blazer.