African soldiers in WW2and how they were thanked - please read this. I was delighted that The Today Programme had a Ghanaian tell the story of the war in Burma. on this anniversary of # VJ Day Not many people
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?
Icolyn Smith – an inspirational example of how the Windrush plus generation responded to prejudice with LOVE not Hate
I mention Icolyn in the video lecture I was asked to give on Oxford Castaways to the Oxford Guild of (tour) Guides. When her husband died , Icolyn took on three jobs to keep her family afloat Despite having no
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6NvrzUnGE50 The gulf between Town and Gown in Oxford is symbolised by the St Scholastica Day riots on 10 February 1355. The divisions are no longer violent but the old colleges are surrounded by walls and the old city was
In these lock-down days, doing puzzles is one way of keeping the grey cells active. For ten years, I had the privilege of sending amazing people from Town, Gown and County to my mythical island of Oxtopia. Among them were
Oxtopia is FULL! Read the Castaway Blog Here. Qu Leilei , Roger Bannister, Dwina Gibb, Peggy Seeger & and sad news about Bill Heine
HOW DID IT ALL BEGIN IN 2007 ? (Scroll down to find SOME of the 120 inspirational life stories I had the privilege to record. See who interests you & click on the PDF ) I am a fan of
What a taste of nostalgia - a nostalgic ride! Tony Morris is part of the Oxford Indie Book Fair and he wrote to me about his web site morrisoxford.co.uk. I replied that I ridden in a fabulous Morris Oxford with
Peter Hennessee says we will enter an AC world –ie AFTER CORONA VIRUS .What will that AC world look like? Can we sustain the arts that connect us? Will freelance artists, actors, musicians , journalists and performance poets survive ?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=brqJicOmT4w This video is of Nancy Hunt with whom I am writing my third novel set in London and Kenya. Writing in collaboration is a new and wonderful experience.Its normal in screen writing but rare in fiction In Sculpting the
Writing the Oxford Castaways series for 10 years I had the privilege of interviewing 120 incredible people and often becoming friends with them afterwards.( I should have said 119 – because I was the final castaway interviewed by Philip Hind)