9 11, 2017

Oxtopia is FULL! Read the Castaway Blog Here. Qu Leilei , Roger Bannister, Dwina Gibb, Peggy Seeger & and sad news about Bill Heine

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HOW DID IT ALL BEGIN IN 2007 ? (Scroll down to find life stories which interest you & click on the PDF ) I am a fan of Desert Island Discs . It inspired me to invent Oxtopia and  to dispatch

4 02, 2016

Exclusive Chinese New Year feature : Qu Leilei one of the founders of the Stars Art Movement which changed Chinese art forever!

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A coup for Chinese New Year! Exclusive interview for Oxfordshire Limited Edition with one of the founders of the Stars Art movement the courageous Qu Leilei. Ai Weiwei, Ma Desheng, Wang Keping and Li Shuang are among his fellow Stars.

2 01, 2016

News from Oxtopia: Eminent entomologist names rare butterfly ‘Sylvia Vetta’, a message from Brian Aldiss and an inspirational project led by Charlotte Bannister Parker.

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As well as inviting local castaways to the launch of Brushstrokes in Time on February 2 at Blackwell’s in Oxford @ 6.45pm  (free but booking preferable.)  I inquired about  life on Oxtopia. This was TV naturalist  Dr George McGavin’ssurprising reply. “I

1 12, 2015

Syndicated reviews

By |December 1st, 2015|Categories: Art, China, Art & History, The Oxford Times|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Newsquest have syndicated a lot of the reviews listed below. Here is one of them. Maybe it is down to my Cornish heritage but I loved reviewing this exhibition. http://www.oxfordtimes.co.uk/leisure/history_heritage/8958121.Alfred_Wallis_and_Ben_Nicholson__Compton_Verney/ Until recently I wrote two reviews a month for Weekend

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