Tag Archives: The State We’re In

Will Hutton delivers election postmortem and wonders How Good We Can Be at Swindon Festival of Literature

11 May

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Economist, journalist, and Oxford college principal Will Hutton is angry. He bangs the lectern with his glasses, and gesticulates madly. He even uses profanities with clear intent.

The man who wrote The State We’re In now thinks we’re just “in a mess”. The audience laps it up. Continue reading

A little bit of politics at LitFest

14 May
Newspaper pundit and author Will Hutton

Newspaper pundit and author Will Hutton

Mid-festival Monday at the Swindon Festival of Literature, and the punters are getting antsy. They had their fun in the sun at Lower Shaw Farm on Sunday, now they’re ready to have a moan about the government. Continue reading