Neo-platonist, Catholic, anarcho-syndicalist.
Two friends of mine. EP Thompson from the left. John Michell – radical traditionalist, wit, re-discoverer of ley lines – from the right.
Lived since 1971 in Somerset.
Worked during my life on
building sites, trawlers, farms, scaffolding, as a shepherd, white van driver, gravedigger/hedge layer/poacher, steel worker at Jarrow Steel Mill, cleaner, school teacher, writer for radio, TV and theatre and of a novel.
Tories, neo-liberals, Blairites, neo-conservatives, identity politicians, zionists, Luke Harding, John Bolton, the upper middle class destroyers of the BBC, Social Darwinists/eugenicists, Richard Dawkins, Margaret Thatcher, The Norman Yoke.
Jesus Christ, Tom Mann, Big Bill Heywood, Agnes Smedley, Ben Tillet, AJ Cook, Peter Oborne, Peter Hitchens, Patrick Cockburn, Isaiah, Dave Chapple, Jeremy Corbyn, Ray Burrows, all hedge preachers, Pope Francis, Brexit, Lao She, George Galloway, Hafez, Ibn Khaldun, George Herbert, Edmund Spenser, railways in general, The Holy Catholic Church which gloriously recognized the State of Palestine in 2012 and has been paying the price ever since, Julian Assange, Kameron Hurley, Ann Bronte, JK Rowling, Alexei Sayle, Gershom Scholem, Gerrard Winstanley, William Cobbet, Frances Yates, Derek Jarman, John Ford, Alfred Hitchcock, Spike Milligan, Philip K Dick, Zdena Tomin, Marek Garztecki, JG Ballard, Alf Dubs, Pete Townshend, Ray Davies, The Beatles, Paul Robeson, Olaf Stapledon, Riverbend, Barbara Johnson, Francis Thompson, The Gramophone Chorus from Ghana singing the Halleluljah Chorus, Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir singing Worthy is the Lamb, George Frederick Handel, Henry Purcell, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Naomi Klein, Shaun MacLoughlin, Nigel Bryant, Ray Loxton, Justin Raimondo, Raymond Chandler, James Ellroy’s “The Big Nowhere”, John le Carre for his magnificent anger in old age, Patrick White, Babur, Gohar Shad, La Sagrada Familia, Culbone Church, Cresswell Webb, Alfred The Great.