The Fugitive Futurist

I’ve long been intrigued by earlier generations’ visions of the future.  I remember I had as a child in the late 1950s and 1960s some few children’s books of transport, for example, that envisioned future machines and modes of travel […]


There is absolutely no doubt whatsoever in my mind (and perhaps you’ll share my view?) that the years from around 1880 to 1920 were the most turbulent, most exciting, most transformative years in the entire history of humankind. Although arguably […]

Daily Herald Feb 1952

Catching up on the News

For reasons too numerous for me to list here, The Daily Herald newspaper holds a lot of meaning and historical interest for me. So I was chuffed to find this copy this morning in an antique shop in Bridge Road, […]