I haven’t read the fifth one yet, but take for granted that it’s highly informative. The first one is pretty heavy reading, more suitable to browse and read when anything catches your eye about how the tea tradition came about for instance or that alcohol used to be seen as good sustenance for hard-working people. Do that often and you’ll learn a few things you didn’t know yet.
The other four are much easier reads.
The Making of the English Working Class (Penguin Modern Classics)
The Making of Modern Britain
SHOPPED: The Shocking Power of British Supermarkets
A History of Modern Britain
The Judgement is online (here), and so is a press summary (here).
I am a bit busy so I will refrain from saying more. It was not an easy case, so I was very interested to see how this would go, which considerations would weigh more in the eyes of the Supreme Court.
Every 11 minutes, one household in Britain loses its home. Source: Shelter.
That’s how many per day?
That’s too many who will be homeless this Christmas. Wanna DONATE a little something for those families and others who are threatened by homelessness in Britain?