Once again it's June the 25th. I spent most of the day doing the same thing I did this time last year and this time the year before last.. I had a picnic at the Grave of Eric Arthur Blair aka George Orwell. Today is his birthday and for the last couple of years I've met with Dr John Perivolaris to pay our respects to the great writer and talk about the years events around surveillance and civil … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday George Orwell
[Please join us every year on the 25th of June at Orwell's grave. Ping @Documentally] This year (2013) it's a Tuesday! Let's discuss civil liberties, CCTV, privacy and surveillance in the company of Orwell. [this blog post was written 2008] The annual meeting at Orwell's grave started in 2007. Whilst on Twitter I mentioned in passing that I was thinking about holding a social media picnic at … [Read more...] about Social Media Picnic
We stand at the end of the reign of Britain's least favorite prime minister Tony Blair, at the same time standing in the rain at the grave of Eric Arthur Blair, English novelist, essayist and critic. You probably know him as George Orwell, famous for his political satires 'Animal Farm' and the world renowned 'Nineteen Eighty Four'. I am joined by John Perivolaris editorial and fine art … [Read more...] about Episode 30 – Talking George Orwell with Blair at our feet.