What Britishness means to me

A bird's eye view by Peter Brooke

Latest item, January 2023

A Catholic in the Sea Cadets
Memories of working class life, mostly in Belfast


The persecution of Julian Assange

British justice in action! With a little help from neutral Sweden. Starring, among many other great performers, Sir Keir Starmer!

John Hume

His achievement and its limitations


Its importance to British and North American culture

Henry Williamson and Oswald Mosley

How hatred of war led one of Britain's most impressive novelists to embrace Fascism

 The Cynical State

Colin Leys shows how the growth of the entrepreneurial economy has been accompanied by a decline in the idea of disinterested public service.

Values and Non-Values

On the difference between the conditions for civilised living and the actual values that motivate action in the world

Who are Britain’s Muslims?
An introduction to Muslim denominations and religious diversity

by Abdul-Azim Ahmed


A great British entrepreneur and American cultural icon 

The English Ideology

How British Values conquered the world

Northern Ireland 
A great example of the British genius for constitution building!

Bombs away!
Article by Pat Walsh on how Britain pioneered a great new method of warfare

Iraq 2003
One of the great British military achievements of the 21st century!

Christianity and the Financial Crisis

Two great British Values - Protestantism and Free Market Capitalism. Reflections on the life and thinking of Lord Griffiths of Fforestfach, evangelical Christian who payed an important role in the Thatcherite revolution.

How we planned the Great War

Pat Walsh refutes the outrageous slander that Britain's political and military leaders were 'sleepwalkers' who merely stumbled by accident in 1914 into a war on Germany

Hitler on British Values

by Adolf Hitler

It's not just British people who admire British values! An anthology of references to 'Britain' and 'England' in Mein Kampf.

Thoughts about D-day
by Brendan Clifford

How Britain made its own small but important contribution to the great anti-fascist struggle of the Soviet Union. 

Henry Morgan

Tales of derring-do on the Spanish Main 
by Jonathan Morgan and 
Peter Brooke

On 'Vrilism' and genocidal science fiction

by Gwydion Williams

The English in Ireland and the Practice of Massacre
by John Minahane

Another side of the 'silver poets' of the sixteenth ccntury.