I am still in shock at the news that Rebecca Alison (nee Martin) died yesterday at a tragically young age. I was privileged to interview her and Nia Williams for Oxfordshire Limited Edition. I sent them to Oxtopia as Mezzopiano.
Tim Metcalfe, before his tenure as editor of Oxfordshire Limited Edition came to an end, agreed to send Trevor Cowlett to Oxtopia . My April 2015 Castaway was not famous like castaways Sir Roger Bannister or Peggy Seeger but is the director of a
I wrote this to promote the Bagley Wood Fun Run (in The Oxford Times) The village of Kennington is squeezed into a narrow track of land between Bagley Woods and the River Thames. The ancient woodland was first mentioned in
Kennington is the only village in the country to choose to raise money every year for a chosen overseas project. 2013 is KOA's 45th year. I’ve been the chair sixteen times but now we have a triumvirate to alternate the
Castaways Peggy Seeger, Bill Heine and Charlotte Bannister Parker appear in this video as do a few Kennington jokes and a star performer in the shape of a 1954 MG. The KOA baby is the fabulous singer Rebecca Martin (Allison)
The Festival began with a film shown on Friday 14th October. The Ultimate Survivor showed the 100 year history of the Ultimate Picture Palace , the little cinema on Jeune Street off the Cowley Road . It was produced and
Michael Wright: the last officer in the British Indian Army The village of Kennington, where I live, is the only village in the country to have chosen to fundraise for an overseas project every year, since 1969. In the process,
The first Kennington Free Literary Festival was held on Saturday the 24th of April 2010 at the Kennington Village Centre. The day included; author talks, book sellers, stands and activities for all ages! Helen Rappaport had her first Oxfordshire audience for Beautiful Forever and
Listen to my interview by Jo Thoenes on BBC Radio Oxford, broadcast on 22nd June 2009. The interview covers the rise of Kennington community spirit.