For new German readers of Pinselstriche and those who have read Brushstrokes in Time and are interested in the background,Little Winter’s father is inspired by Qu Bo the famous father of the Stars artist Qu Leilei . Leilei inspired my
Around the World by Land Sea and Air – and the poetry of Black Lives Matter – in our free magazine which supports small publishers.
https://www.oxfordindiebookfair.co.uk/oxford-indie-book-fair-magazine/oibf-magazine-issue-2-july-2020/ This free magazine supports small publishing companies. We are pleased with its variety. My brother Michael Harry has just published Around The World by Land Sea and Air. ( Oxfordfolio) DO YOU KNOW OF ANYONE ELSE WHO HAS DONE THAT?
The death of George Floyd is an image of brutality that appears on an American turn table which keeps going around and around for centuries. We have no reason in this country to be complacent but there are significant differences.
Are we witnessing a genuine desire to look with open minds at the British Empire ? My life and that of every Brit of all shades of skin colour is affected by its legacy. Raising interest in this history
A new young adult novel by Nancy Mudenyo Hunt and Sylvia Vetta Not so Black and White draws out the common humanity that lies beyond differences of nationality, culture, race or class, issues which affect many young people today. This
We can’t travel physically to the four corners of the earth at this time but we can in our imagination through BOOKS. One kind of travel is possible only in books (at the moment) TIME travel. If you want to
LOVE IN THE TIME OF COVID ! The main characters in ‘Sculpting the Elephant’ get separated by events out of their control. Sound familiar? Is Harry and Ramma’s story one for our time? It may only be armchair travel connecting
Given that we will be spending more time at home why not transport yourself with a GOOD READ ? Walk in Harry and Ramma’s shoes in Oxford and India without getting on a plane! You can order Sculpting the Elephant
Monday February 24: 7pm Minster Lovell History Society (Oxon) Village Hall Based on her experience writing the 120 life stories in the Oxford Castaway books Sylvia will talk about Life-writing and how to begin. Saturday April 4 : 10.30- 5
Drawing on my experience – from which I created my novel Sculpting the Elephant – l’ll explore the dilemmas of identity in mixed- race relationships. Doors open at Abingdon Library at 7 pm on Thursday 21 November for Bombay Sapphire and