I have this theory – there are essentially three types of political animal. They are the Utopian, the Career, and the Slogger. The Utopian believes in a sort of Utopia, be it the ‘left wing’ one or the ‘right’.
The other day I came across a copy of The Dictionary of Superstitions in the Loughborough Library. I thought to myself that this may provide some material for an article which the good lady had told me would be a good thing to write.