Blog Posts tagged utopias

Interviewed by Callum Sutherland

By Paul Watson on .

Back on 19th November 2021 I was interviewed over Zoom by Dr Callum Sutherland (pictured above, on the left) as part of his research. Callum is a Research Associate at Glasgow University’s School of Geographical & Earth Sciences where is research, supported by the Urban Studies Foundation…

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Albion: utopianism and the post-apocalyptic pastoral

By Paul Watson on .

The problem with modern democracy is that it has thoroughly convinced everyone that you only get one chance to improve society every five years. Didn’t succeed this time? You’ll have to wait another five years before you can try again - that’s the rules. The way to start to change…

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Post-apocalyptic pastoral and post-industrial

By Paul Watson on .

I’ve lifted the term “post-apocalyptic pastoral” from a book review by Goodreads user Terry from Toronto who effectively seeded my reading list by citing Richard Jefferies’ After London: or, Wild England (1885), Edgar Pangborn’s Davy (1964), Richard Cowper’s The Road To Corlay (1978),…

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