The latest blogpost from A Year In The Country discusses The Heartwood Institute’s album Tomorrow’s People via some personal interests of mine: utopian societies, Gerrard Winstanley, and the Quatermass TV series.
Law and justice without policing on the Going Medieval blog:
Outside of these measures to reframe our relationship between policing and the community, there has been a call for a greater emphasis on restorative justice for violent criminal activity. Again, observation of medieval practices can help give some guidance for those looking toward community-oriented justice measures.
From Bob Fischer’s The Haunted Generation blog, on children in the 1980s creating their own Fighting Fantasy style gamebooks (I remember making at least two of them myself).
A review of the newly published book Landscapes of Detectorists (edited by Innes M. Keighren and Joanne Norcup) on the Corse Present blog.
On Rice Cookers, via bread machines, technological optimism, artisanal bread-making, and John Locke’s labour theory of property.
Artist Nell Latimer has put together a Limited edition artists Zine to fundraise for Creswell Crags.
Maria’s online shop went live a couple of months ago and has some wonderful and affordable prints.