An interview with the shadowy Special Agent Apple of the Biotic Baking Brigade. Anarchism with pastry and a smile.
I’ve produced a lot of words over the last two decades. This is not an archive of all of them, but you might call it the edited highlights.
It includes reportage from Britain and the wider world, book reviews, interviews, debates, talks and other ephemera, culled from Fleet Street papers, magazines, books, the programmes of plays, websites and more.
Some time ago I also put together some advice for writers, and thoughts on the writing life.
The text of a talk on campaigning journalism which I was invited to give to the annual conference of the International Federation of Environmental Journalists in Bogota, Colombia, in 1999
The best bits of Britain are the parts the motorways don’t reach.
Looking back on Britain’s first road protest.