Ian Nairn

Bryant & May And The Exhausted Writer

Thanks everyone for some interesting suggestions about what to do with Bryant & May for their twentieth excursion. Some of these ideas have already been covered. I’ve written about the Blackheath plague pits twice before in short stories. The stories appeared in the shared-world ‘Zombie Apocalypse’ anthologies. When I was small much of the heath […]

Do Middle Class Tastes Kill The ‘Popular’ Arts?

Here in Great Britain we are still cursed with divisions of class – perhaps more now than at any time since the Edwardian era. You only have to get on a plane to hear the new generation of privilege speaking with a powerful sense of entitlement. Like their parents they consider themselves to be positioned […]