Andrew O'Hagan

Andrew O'Hagan

A good nationalism has to depend on a principle of the common people, on myths of a struggling commonality.More Andrew O'Hagan quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I was 10 when I realised I couldn't stand football. I'd tried, obviously, before this - no one wants to give in to social pariah-hood without a fight. I had stood frozen on pitches, done some running about and shouted a lot, as though I cared.More Andrew O'Hagan quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
My solo travels in Paris have brought many perfect hours of being alone but not a moment of loneliness. People who depend on other people are often in hiding from themselves. Two and a quarter million people live in the City of Light: you will see many of them and you will pass them in the street, but when you see Notre Dame after dark and walk home and perhaps stop to have a drink in the Marais, you can feel that the only thing that is missing from your experience is the common dependence on someone to distract your aMore Andrew O'Hagan quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It was beguiling to live in a country, Scotland, that didn't look enough like itself to be a location for its own movies... I remember consulting a film book and discovering that Arthur Freed decided to shoot Brigadoon in Hollywood because nowhere in Scotland looked Scottish enough.More Andrew O'Hagan quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The first rule of travel is that you should always go with someone you love, which is why I travel alone.More Andrew O'Hagan quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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