The Empire, a Thermos Flask and Me

Looking at the contradictions of growing up in an island nation, with its long history of imperialism and exploitation, the cult of Churchill, post Brexit nostalgia and the colours and images of 1960s Britain.

 

“..an English delusion, a crisis of identity resulting from a failure to come to terms with the loss of Empire and the end of its own exceptionalism.”

Boyle, Nicholas. ‘The Problem with the English: England doesn’t want to be just another member of a team’. The New European, 17/1/17