revising my attitude to Scarfolk

Following a brief twitter conversation with @langrabbie and @owenhatherley about an old blog post I wrote on here : http://historytoday-navickas.blogspot.co.uk/2015/01/brutalgie-whats-wrong-with-scarfolk.html, I'd like to revise what I said about Scarfolk, the fictional world invented by Richard Littler, https://scarfolk.blogspot.co.uk/ 

At the time (Jan 2015), I complained that it was a little too obvious in its satire, and that it didn't seem to have a political purpose. What has happened since that date and today has made me rethink this - now, each new post by Littler is deliberately and often sharply political. And a few times, the news breaks and you're left thinking 'this is too bizarre/cruel/shocking, even for Scarfolk'.  

It's still perhaps not as perceptive and deep as the 'fakelore' of Hookland, but Scarfolk has indeed become much more relevant and topical.

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