All the articles posted on this website can be found here, organised in chronological sequence according to their date of writing or first publication.
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An article on the art of camouflage. Written as a review of Hardy Blechman et al (eds.), DPM Disruptive Pattern Material: an Encyclopedia of Camouflage: Nature, Military, Culture, London: DPM, 2004. Published in London Review of Books, Vol. 27 No. 12, 23 June 2005, pp. 16-20.
On national identity in Britain’s 2005 general election campaign, and the persistence of G.K. Chesterton’s idea of the English as a ‘secret people’. This is a revised version of ‘Last orders for the English Aborigine’, also available on this site. Published under the heading ‘Drunk but free’ in Guardian Review, 9 April 2005, pp. 4-6