David F. McAllister (b. 92) is a writer and editor based in London.

Selected writing:

i. Essays

    On Halloween

    Thoughts on ice
    On glaciers and tourism

    Jimmy Shand as analogy for male adolescent anxiety
    On puberty and ceildih dancing

    The relentless present of the future
    On the apocalypse (or not)

ii. Journalism

    Tolerating intolerance
    On Germany and elections

    Resonance: Jeremy Corbyn in Scotland
    On trains and devolution

iii. Reviews

    Once swinging
    On The V&A’s So You Say You Want a Revolution?

    Nothing to see, and nothing to say
    On Marlie Mul’s This Exhibtion is Cancelled

    The prime that never comes
    On Muriel Spark’s The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie