A City Of Inventors

Late last Summer, Marketing Leeds’ then CEO Deborah Green invited me to contribute a piece on Leeds’ technology ecosphere for the 2012 edition of Live It, Love It: A Style Guide To Leeds. The guide is the official publication for marketing the city and distributed freely to visitors and residents. Leeds isn’t understood to be […]

New Britannia

A little clunky in places, more an essay than a study, but Andrew Marr’s History of Modern Britain has a wonderful coda… it’s been a strange old story, a long march out of post-war austerity towards today’s swarming material profusion. For the last sixty years, Britain has been on the front line of change, From […]