Douglas Bastard's Rants of Rage

Home of five writers who proudly sail under the banner of D. Bastard Esquire

The Rabbit’s Easter message

My life, in the past few years, has been a gradual retreat from certainty, such that I’m no longer sure of how much of the Christian story I believe in. When I was an awful, […]

Apr, 15 · in Uncategorised
Why I don’t vote

Why I don’t vote

A blog about why you don’t do something is always going to be a difficult sell, but I’m going to persevere because this something is fairly fundamental and I want to make my reasons very, […]

Apr, 14 · in Uncategorised

Steampunk and life in general: an apology

A while ago I took a pop at steampunk and the people who like it. The blog is still somewhere in the archive if people choose to find it, as to take it down now […]

Apr, 12

Lincolnshire: landscape of memory

The landscape of my memory is very, very flat. There is a thin strip of land, which yields to beach on the far horizon and, above it, a limitless expanse of sky. It is utterly […]

Apr, 10

To Anne Pank

This blog is dedicated to Anne Pank, known on Twitter as @diaryofannepank , who is an absolute star and who you should follow. I don’t know what she looks like and have no idea what she […]

Mar, 31

Lubeck and the idiocy of Article 50

Today sees Theresa May submit the letter signalling the decision by her government to invoke Article 50 and withdraw from the European Union. It also sees the anniversary of the RAF’s raid on the German […]

Mar, 29

The great lie of ‘British values’

I’ve had the chance to do an NVQ in spectator safety as part of my occasional work for a football club as a match day steward. On the principle that you should never refuse a […]

Mar, 28

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