“ON THE FARM”: R.S.THOMAS -NATURE AND REDEMPTION.

On the Farm There was Dai Puw. He was no good. They put him in the fields to dock swedes, And took the knife from him, when he came home At late evening with a grin Like the slash of a knife on his face. There was Llew Puw, and he was no good. EveryContinue reading ““ON THE FARM”: R.S.THOMAS -NATURE AND REDEMPTION.”

” CAN SOCIALISTS BE HAPPY?”: WHY DOES UTOPIA NOT WORK?

I have just been reading Orwell’s essay entitled “Can Socialists Be Happy”?” it sounds a challenging title, particularly from a writer of the Left who fought on the Republican side in the Spanish Civil War in the 1930’s. Interestingly Orwelll was encouraged to ask the question by comparing the writings of Charles Dickens with aContinue reading “” CAN SOCIALISTS BE HAPPY?”: WHY DOES UTOPIA NOT WORK?”