independence – self-determination – autonomy

George Orwell

  • Commentary

    Ignorance is Bliss

    “George Orwell believed in the moral power of language and understood the dangers that accompany its corruption” – [from the Orwell Prize website]. “A British […]

    Mike Small 16th May'17 27
  • Commentary

    Unionism and the English Language

    But if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought. A bad usage can spread by tradition and imitation even among people who should and […]

    Christopher Silver 16th Nov'13 19
  • Uncategorized
    Ian Brotherhood 5th Nov'12 3
  • Arts & Culture

    Orwell was Wrong (just occasionally)

    I have been an Orwell obsessive since I was 11 years old when I read Down & Out in Paris & London. I was obviously […]

    Michael Greenwell 15th Sep'11 19
  • Politics

    The Ambience of Empire

    A remarkably coherent piece by Andrew O’Hagan appeared in the Guardian at the weekend. He writes about assimilation and sedation: “The Gordon Brown who wrote […]

    Andrew O'Hagan 13th Jan'09 6
See more articles

Friends of Bella Caledonia