By Neil Newman One of the most striking facets of the secular religion Marxism is the almost complete lack of a model for the post-revolutionary society. What are the economic relations of that society? How does that society continue on… Read More ›
Month: August 2020
On and off, for over thirty years, Andy Hall has aimed his camera at The City of London My adult life began at the end of the 70’s, more or less in line with the beginning of Neo-liberalism, which over… Read More ›
Publish and be damned, as the Duke of Wellington retorted! There is no one way to write poetry and there are many who would teach you poetry while they struggle themselves! There are no regulations regarding workshops. So please stumble and be bruised; choose workshops and mentors wisely. Success is not guaranteed. Do read poems, learn, read more, listen, read aloud, and follow your path. Even the likes of Walt Whitman and Lord Tennyson were condemned in their times! Many have explained poetry, only poetically, but no one can do so concretely. Here are other takes by various poets…
Let me explain. When my mother was four it was 1940. She was in Paris with her own mother, a blond bombshell. Harry Piel who discovered Marlene Dietrich also discovered my grandmother. Before my grandfather, an Austrian Jew, swept… Read More ›
The Founder of Obsidian Nick Makoha is a Ugandan poet and playwright and based in London. His debut Kingdom of Gravity was shortlisted for the Felix Dennis Prize and nominated by The Guardian as one of the best books of 2017.