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What is monetary reform?

James Robertson, together with Joseph Huber, developed the idea of monetary reform in their book ‘Creating New Money‘, published in 2000 by the New Economics Foundation. Instead of banks being able to create de facto currency (they print credit entries … Continue reading

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What now for the UK?

Now I’ve recovered from the initial shock of the Brexit vote, here are some thoughts on it all: 1. I think, from reading comments in the Facebook ‘Vote Leave’ page, and seeing the demographics of the Leave vote, that the … Continue reading

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Star

I finished work on my ‘Star’ poem last week, and performed it next to the art installation ‘RR Lyrae’ by Ann Veronica Janssens in Edinburgh’s Fruitmarket Gallery on Saturday evening. The night was brilliant: we had a reading by Michel … Continue reading

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Poem writing

I am working on a new poem for the Fruitmarket Gallery at the moment. It’s taking shape in my mind, some blasts of energy and a feeling of lonely strangeness. Maybe poem writing is always a bit of an out-of-body … Continue reading

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