All is calm, all is dark: December thoughts

I’m writing this down so I’ll remember how quiet it was, when the maytime comes, the days are bright and LFC are once again in the final of the Champions League. And when, in the light of the same springtime, unexpectedly principled political leadership has pulled us out of the social and economic abyss David […]

The Sociological Imagination

Nearly four weeks into my University of Liverpool Sociology and History studies now, and for the first time sending out a brief blog post from inside the library where I’m spending much of my time. ✹ I’m here in the library mid-afternoon on a Tuesday, having been in and around the university since early this […]

A Global Sense of Place

September 7th, 2018 Things are getting real now with starting my MA/PhD at the University of Liverpool. This week, having paused at least for now on much else that I’m doing, I’ve been spending more time around the university. Not that there are many other students around, I’ve just been getting myself acclimatised to the […]