Whirled Peas is a blog written from a progressive perspective and tries to address the political, cultural and social issues of the day. The blog contains mostly original commentary and reviews. If you would like to exchange links with this site, please click on the Contact link above and use the form to send a message to the Administrator.

Self-Portrait of the Blog Author

Christian DeFeo, is the owner, author and publisher of this site. He is fifty-one years old and graduated with PhD in Creative Writing from the University of Southampton in July 2010; in 2024, he earned a second PhD in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, studying the potential role of online communities in fostering industrial innovation.

He spent the first part of his life in the United States, and thus maintains a long standing interest in American affairs.  His columns on a variety of topics have appeared at Left Central, UK Progressive, Unite Society and Digital Marketing Nerd. He currently lives in rural Norfolk.

In addition to writing, engineering, history, and politics, his interests include technology, classical music, cooking (mainly with chilli peppers), the study of religion, taking care of his cat Sarah Jane and his dogs (Boris, Jenny Penny, Big Yin, and Flossi) and reading.

Note: all the opinions expressed on this site, as you might expect, are entirely his own.

Me And My Blog

Picture of meI'm a Doctor of both Creative Writing and Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering, a novelist, a technologist, and still an amateur in much else.