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)
Buckminster Fuller –a thinker whose time has come Last night I chatted with my friend Ray Foulk - he who stole Dylan from Woodstock. His hero is the American thinker Richard Buckminster Fuller 1889-1983. This inspirational man was telling
Click here to read the feature.Dwina Gibb This pic was taken at the launch of Oxford Castaways 3 . These are some of the castaways. They include Roger Bannister-the first man to run a mile in under 4 minutes.
Relevant ‘Start the Week’ on BBC Radio4 this morning . In a time of invented facts fiction can tell the truth. I understand completely where Miranda Doyle is coming from ‘fictionalising’ her memoir. I have been on a similar journey.
Colin was an early castaway. In the second picture in this blog, I showed him his life story with a photo of one of his castaway choices in Oxford Castaways. The story he told me of how he wrote the
Exclusive Chinese New Year feature : Qu Leilei one of the founders of the Stars Art Movement which changed Chinese art forever!
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.
Click the link below to view this article in its original format: Sir Roger and Lady Moyra Bannister - Castaway Sylvia Vetta talks to Sir Roger Bannister on the eve of the 57th anniversary of his record-breaking run at Oxford’s
This clue was set by Colin Dexter and used in The Silent World of Nicolas Quinn. To solve the mystery shouldn’t require the help of Colin’s insightful Inspector Morse. The answer is ‘Donald’. Donald Duck and Don Bradman certainly but
Castaway Victor Glynn’s production ‘Foosball’ has sold to record audiences in South America and will be released in the UK just after the World Cup. It has just won the Goya prize in Spain for the best animated movie. Animated film
Philip is a talented filmmaker who makes good films on a shoestring. He also created the popular website www.encyclopedia-titanica.org. His castaway feature includes an interesting tale concerning a piece of coal.To read all about it click here. This film of