History, music, cooking, travel, books, theatre, film - but also with an eye on the 'culture wars', nationalism and identity.
The Long Goodbye: Britain and Europe –1975-2020
In Part Two of his look back at Britain's journey with the EU, Otto English charts how Eurosceptic forces were unleashed after the 1975 Referendum and channelled in the 2010s by those looking to capitalise on the increasingly hard lives of many in the UK.
The Slow Hello: Britain and Europe – 1946 -1975
In Part One of his look back at Britain's journey with the EU, Otto English charts the UK's pivotal role in its formation, initial British reluctance at the project and the 1975 referendum which seemed to provide hope for a happy future in the bloc.