Richard North writing as Richard
D North - welcome!
This site is now an archive (November
RDN reviews the arts at the Social
Affairs Unit website and is media fellow of the Institute
of Economic Affairs.
RDN edits The
Right Sites [now defunct] a family of challenging websites including livingissues [now archived].
RDN media and pubic outings, 2005 - November 2008.
Recent books by RDN (all SAU)
the BBC!": Ten years to set broadcasters free (2007)
Blair's Messiah Politics: Ten years of inspired government, 1997-2007"
Blair's Messiah Politics: Or what happend when Bambi tried to save
the world" (2006)
"Rich Is Beautiful: A very personal defence of Mass Affluence"
RDN's notes for public remarks on current controversies.
The Public Realm:
"Free market ideals, conservative prejudices, realistic
Books, pamphlets: free downloads
of RDN's older work.
Journalism & short
pieces (an archive 1990-2003)
My elders and
My grandmother was the poet and painter Vera Bax. Her first husband,
my grandfather, was the painter and organic pioneer, Stanley Kennedy
North. Her second husband, Filson
Young, was a pioneer twentieth century journalist. Her third
was Clifford Bax, writer and brother of Arnold Bax, the composer.
See also the short lives of Vera's RAF sons.