A reflection on a love of teaching and why I’ve turned down the long-awaited chance to do it again. … More Letting Your Chance Go By
This recent period has been plagued with privacy issues, the biggest of which, no doubt, has been the issue of super-injunctions and the exercising of parliamentary privilege. So, what is parliamentary privilege? … More Privacy and Parliamentary Privilege
The new temptation is no longer a stray drink or takeaway but new forms of social networking.
J.W. Saunders’ study ‘The Stigma of Print’ (1951) touched an important nerve on the subject of publication. Despite claims that this stance had became ‘unfashionable’ by the mid-seventeenth century, few demonstrate such a ‘stigma’ more than Andrew Marvell. … More The Stigma of Print
A book I recently reviewed on royalism states the argument that ‘Defeat, like familiarity, obviously breeds contempt’. I can’t help wondering how much this applies to me now I’ve left my academic post. … More Farewell Frost, (or Waking the Dead)