How To Count

A short extract from my thesis on Hunting in Northern Cyprus, pages 155-162. Whilst I talk here about counting hunters and hunting, the same approach to critical and analytical thinking used below can be used when counting populations of anything or anyone from potatoes to dragonflies, from patients to priests. I was sitting opposite Hasan, … Continue reading How To Count

Nayland Rock

It was the summer after the pandemic first hit. We had been told to only meet outside. I lived in Margate. A coastal town sprawling across the northern shores of the long lost Isle of Thanet. My friend Joe had responded to the news of needing to meet outside by inviting me to learn to … Continue reading Nayland Rock

After the Pandemic, We Can’t Buy into a Living Nightmare (England-centric)

In a posthumous essay David Graeber opens: “At some point in the next few months, the crisis will be declared over, and we will be able to return to our “nonessential” jobs. For many, this will be like waking from a dream. The media and political classes will definitely encourage us to think of it … Continue reading After the Pandemic, We Can’t Buy into a Living Nightmare (England-centric)