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I, Caractacus

The autobiography of the man who held back the Romans for a decade – and a vision of pre-Roman Britain as you have never seen it before...


 How it is taking control of our health, our money, our lives – and how to fight back. This is also the home of TickboxWatch.

Distributist books

The Distributists, the political wing of Back to the Land, thrived in the 1920s and then declined into conservatism. It is time it was reinvented…


How to survive the middle class crisis.

This website is about some aspects of my work around history and future, and although it covers politics, money and business, it is devoted to one broad theme: the importance of human-scale institutions over centralised ones, human imagination over dull rationalism, and the human spirit over technocratic reduction.

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